Law has emerged as one the key battlegrounds of the Climate Crisis. As the world heats up, so too have many courtrooms around the world as activists try to hold governments and companies to account for their greenhouse gas emissions
The right to a healthy environment is recognised in over 150 countries and is gaining traction in Australia. At the international level, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) recently adopted a resolution recognising that all people have the right to a clean, healthy and sustainable environment
In a historical resolution on 28 July 2022, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) formally recognised the right to a clean, healthy and sustainable environment as a human right. This declaration followed United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) resolution 48/13 of 8 October 2021 that earlier recognized the right to a healthy environment as a human right
Six photos that captured the passion and anger of the 2021 School Strike 4 Climate in Melbourne “What we want is more learning in schools and less activism in schools.” – Scott Morrison, Prime Minister of Australia
On January 22 the possession and facilitation of nuclear weapons will be prohibited by international law, however, Australia has at every stage of the law’s process shown its unwillingness to create an anti-nuclear world.
Racist water: In the remote Indigenous community of Laramba in the Northern Territory (NT), drinking water contains almost three times the maximum safe level of uranium recommended by the Australian Drinking Water Guidelines.