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8 January 2018

University of Oxford develops three principles to guide corporate investment towards climate change goals

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18 December 2017

USA: UN Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty & Human Rights highlights impacts of privatization & new technology on inequality

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27 November 2017
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Author: Oficina del Alto Comisionado de las Naciones Unidas para los Derechos Humanos

“América Latina y el Caribe necesitan urgentemente un tratado fuerte, legalmente vinculante sobre los derechos ambientales, dicen expertos de la ONU”, 27 de Noviembre de 2017...

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27 November 2017

Communities in Peruvian amazon denounce the failure of the Roundtable for Sustainable Palm Oil’s complaint mechanism

Author: Forest Peoples Programme

"Shipibo Konibo community condemns RSPO complaint mechanism", 25 Nov 2017...

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21 November 2017
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Author: GaïaPresse, (Canada)

 « Les droits de la nature: un nouveau paradigme pour la protection de l'environnement » , 20 novembre 2011...

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21 November 2017

USA: Nebraska regulatory commission approves alternative route for Keystone XL pipeline, despite oil spill in South Dakota

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17 November 2017
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Author: Concepcion Alvarez, Novethic (France) (copyright:www.novethic.fr)

Les assureurs jouent un rôle clé dans le développement des nouvelles centrales à charbon prévues dans le monde. Ceux-ci ont désinvesti 20 milliards de dollars du secteur. Parmi les meilleurs élèves, on trouve Swiss Re, Zurich Assurances, AXA et Scor....

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16 November 2017

Netherlands: National Contact Point accepts first OECD guidelines complaint linked to climate change against ING Bank

On 14 November 2017, the Dutch National Contact Point (NCP) accepted the OECD guidelines complaint brought by Greenpeace Netherlands, Oxfam Novib, BankTrack and Milieudefensie, in relation to ING's investments in fossil fuels. ...

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15 November 2017

Environmental NGOs take Norway to court over Arctic drilling licenses and link with climate change

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13 November 2017

Commentary: Climate policies should address gendered impacts of climate change including effects on women's health

Author: Hwei Mian Lim, ARROW, OpenGlobalRights

"Climate Change Exacerbates Gender Inequality, Putting Women's Health at Risk", 6 Nov 2017...

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