Human Rights and Climate Change [Audio]

Speaker(s): Kristin Casper, Roberto Eugenio T Cadiz, Dr Luke Harrington, Dr Annalisa Savaresi, Dr Joana Setzer | An expert panel will discuss the links between human rights and climate change, and whether rights-based climate change claims are one future path to spurring climate action. Kristin Casper is Litigation Counsel for Greenpeace's Global Climate Justice and Liability Project at Greenpeace Canada. Roberto Eugenio T Cadiz is a focal commissioner for Business and Human Rights, Environment and Sustainable Development Goals at the Commission on Human Rights of the Republic of the Philippines. Luke Harrington is a Researcher and College Lecturer at the University of Oxford. Annalisa Savaresi is a lecturer in Law at the University of Stirling. Joana Setzer (@JoanaSetzer) is a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow, at the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment. Stephen Humphreys is an Associate Professor of International Law. The Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment (@GRI_LSE)was established by the London School of Economics and Political Science in 2008 to create a world-leading centre for policy-relevant research and training on climate change and the environment, bringing together international expertise on economics, finance, geography, the environment, international development and political economy. LSE Law (@LSELaw) is one of the world's top law schools with an international reputation for the quality of its teaching and legal research. Twitter Hashtag for this event: #LSEClimateChange This event forms part of the “New World (Dis)Orders” series, held in the run up to the LSE Festival, a week-long series of events taking place from 25 February to 2 March 2019, free to attend and open to all, exploring how social science can tackle global issues. How did we get here? What are the challenges? And, importantly, how can we address them? Full programme available online from January 2019.

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