UN case warrants protection for future climate change displaced persons

With the increase in sea levels, the protection walls in the Kiribati islands can no longer handle the tides Photo: Break Free / Flickr

Of: Alexandru Mocanu

A Kiribati national, after unsuccessful attempts to get asylum in New Zealand, brought his case to the UN Human Rights Committee. In spite of its negative ruling, the Committee seems to have opened the doors for granting protection for people at risk of displacement from climate change in the future.

June 1, 2020, Magazine, News article

The Nordic region should take a leading role in the sustainability transition

Of: Pontus Wallin

The Nordic countries are secure democracies with stable economies. We have a high standard of living and our ecological footprints are among the largest in the world. Therefore, the Nordic countries should take on a common leadership role during and after the climate negotiations in Paris. That is the opinion of Pontus Wallin, who wrote one essay on climate responsibility.

December 1, 2015, Debate