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Z - Closed - Inuit Human Rights and Climate Change

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April 5, 2011 | Feature

Human Rights And The Environment

Earthjustice uses the U.S. courts and international tribunals to hold corporations and governments accountable for human rights violations resulting from environmental devastation.

December 4, 2007 | Feature

Our Man in Bali

Earthjustice Attorney Martin Wagner reported from the 2007 UN Climate Change Conference in Indonesia.

October 12, 2006 | Feature

Inuit Human Rights and Climate Change

If we can reverse the emission of greenhouse gases in time to save the Arctic from the most devastating impact of global warming, then we can spare untold suffering for hundreds of millions of people around the globe. Protect the Arctic and we save the planet. Use us in the Arctic as your early warning system. — Sheila Watt-Cloutier
Chair, Inuit Circumpolar Conference (February 12, 2005)

January 30, 2006 | Feature

Getting the Inuit Message on Global Warming to the World: Confessions of a Press Guy

Earthjustice Press Secretary Brian Smith reports from the 2005 UN Conference on Climate Change

As the Earthjustice international press secretary, I admit throwing a global warming press conference in below freezing Montreal was a tough sell. But the mission of our trip to the UN Conference on Climate Change was important -- to spread the word about the struggle of the Arctic's Inuit people to deal with the environmental and cultural impacts of climate change.

February 22, 2005 | Case

Defending Human Rights Threatened by Climate Change

Earthjustice petitioned the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights to protect the Arctic’s Inuit people, whose human rights are violated by climate change. The case changed global dialogue about human rights by identifying it as a human rights issue.