Articles with tag #climate-change
news 4:44 PM Apr 2014
Renowned int’l lawyers present developing trends in Envi Law
THE “TRENDS in International and Comparative Environmental Law” forum, sponsored by the Ateneo Human Rights Center, was held in the Bernas Seminar Room, Ateneo Professional Schools (APS) last March 4, 2014. The event presented...
news 4:24 PM Apr 2014
How to solve climate change? By int’l management, says Stanford prof
IN 2007, six climate change activists scaled the smokestack of a coal-fired power station in the United Kingdom and painted over its walls. A suit for criminal trespass was filed against them. Their defense?...
legal 8:45 PM Feb 2016
Urgenda v. the Netherlands: Implications of a state caught in climate change
A Dutch climate change group wins the case for better climate policies.
legal 5:38 PM Nov 2014
DRRM Act: The law in times of disasters
It can be argued that the number of casualties and the extent of the damage brought about by such disaster could have been eliminated or, at the very least, minimized had proactive steps been...
legal 3:23 PM Apr 2014
Weathering Storms: State Ventures into Climate Change Action
Our world today is not the same world our ancestors lived in a few decades ago. As human society develops—and it has undergone vast changes in this respect—so does the natural world around it....
features 8:32 PM Nov 2014
Victims or Victors? We Will Rise Again—Stronger and Better
A scientific study conducted by the US National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) as illustrated in the map below reveals the Earth’s sea surface temperatures. Notice the dark red portion on the right side...
features 8:07 PM Nov 2014
Tacloban and Warsaw: A Tale of Two Cities
Strange as it may seem, there was an intimate connection between Tacloban, a city in the Visayas, and Warsaw, the capital of Poland, last November 2013.
opinion 7:29 PM Jan 2014
How can we claim to be resilient, when despite everything that had happened, it still didn’t effect any change in us? Being resilient, in the truest sense of the word, is the exact opposite...