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Climate change and human rights : an international and comparative law perspective / edited by Ottavio Quirico and Mouloud Boumghar.

Contributor(s): Quirico, Ottavio [editor.] | Boumghar, Mouloud [editor.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Routledge research in international environmental law.Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2016Description: xiv, 408 pages ; 25 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781138783218 (hbk.).Subject(s): Climatic changes -- Law and legislation | Global warming -- Law and legislation | Human rights | LAW / General | LAW / Environmental | POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Freedom & Security / Human RightsDDC classification: 342.085 CLI Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
States, climate change and tripartite human rights : the missing link / Ottavio Quirico, Jurgen Brohmer, and Marcel Szabo -- Balancing human rights in climate policies / Bridget Lewis -- Human rights responsibility of private corporations for climate change? The State as a catalyst for compliance / Anna Riddell -- Climate change and right to life : limits and potentialities of the human rights protection system / Christine Bakker -- Climate change and interdependent human rights to food, water and health : the contest between harmony and invention / Alessandra Franca -- Waterworld : climate change, Statehood and the right to self-determination / Cameron Moore -- Two-pronged right to development and climate change : reciprocal implications / Same Varayudej -- Untying the Gordian Knot : towards the human right to a climatically sustainable environment? / Francesco Francioni and Ottavio Quirico -- A double-edge sword : climate change, biodiversity and human rights / Federico Lenzerini and Erika Piergentili -- Climate change, migration and human rights : towards group-specific protection? / Benoit Mayer and Christel Cournil -- Balancing human rights, climate change and foreign investment protection / Valentina Vadi -- Linking trade and climate change : what room for human rights? / Olivier De Schutter -- Systemic integration between climate change and human rights at the United Nations? / Spyridon Aktypis, Emmanuel Decaux and Bronwen Leroy -- Climate change and human rights in the Asia-Pacific : a fragmented approach / Ben Boer -- A wider human rights spectrum to fight climate change in Africa? / Faustin Ntoubandi and Roland Adjovi -- Missing opportunities to shed light on climate change in the Inter-American human rights system / Mouloud Boumghar -- All in all it was all just bricks in the wall : European legal systems, climate change and human rights / Ottavio Quirico -- Challenging the human rights responsibility of States and private corporations for climate change in domestic jurisdictions / Timeke Lambooy and Hanneke Palm -- Conclusion / Ottavio Quirico and Mouloud Boumghar.
Summary: "This book sheds light on the legal relationship between climate change and human rights, based on tripartite human rights categories. Contributors of the book explore the relationship between climate change and first, second and third generation human rights, drawing on the obligations to respect, protect, and fulfil human rights.The book is made up of three sections: the first section defines the general framework for understanding the relationship between climate change and human rights; the second section explores the relationship between climate change and specific first, second and third human rights generations; the third section analyses the human rights approach to climate change developed by the main international and regional institutional regimes. The volume gathers together chapters by international experts, in order to provide a thorough analysis of the relationship between human rights and climate change and the possibility of combating global warming through the enforcement of human rights"--
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 361-372) and index.

States, climate change and tripartite human rights : the missing link / Ottavio Quirico, Jurgen Brohmer, and Marcel Szabo -- Balancing human rights in climate policies / Bridget Lewis -- Human rights responsibility of private corporations for climate change? The State as a catalyst for compliance / Anna Riddell -- Climate change and right to life : limits and potentialities of the human rights protection system / Christine Bakker -- Climate change and interdependent human rights to food, water and health : the contest between harmony and invention / Alessandra Franca -- Waterworld : climate change, Statehood and the right to self-determination / Cameron Moore -- Two-pronged right to development and climate change : reciprocal implications / Same Varayudej -- Untying the Gordian Knot : towards the human right to a climatically sustainable environment? / Francesco Francioni and Ottavio Quirico -- A double-edge sword : climate change, biodiversity and human rights / Federico Lenzerini and Erika Piergentili -- Climate change, migration and human rights : towards group-specific protection? / Benoit Mayer and Christel Cournil -- Balancing human rights, climate change and foreign investment protection / Valentina Vadi -- Linking trade and climate change : what room for human rights? / Olivier De Schutter -- Systemic integration between climate change and human rights at the United Nations? / Spyridon Aktypis, Emmanuel Decaux and Bronwen Leroy -- Climate change and human rights in the Asia-Pacific : a fragmented approach / Ben Boer -- A wider human rights spectrum to fight climate change in Africa? / Faustin Ntoubandi and Roland Adjovi -- Missing opportunities to shed light on climate change in the Inter-American human rights system / Mouloud Boumghar -- All in all it was all just bricks in the wall : European legal systems, climate change and human rights / Ottavio Quirico -- Challenging the human rights responsibility of States and private corporations for climate change in domestic jurisdictions / Timeke Lambooy and Hanneke Palm -- Conclusion / Ottavio Quirico and Mouloud Boumghar.

"This book sheds light on the legal relationship between climate change and human rights, based on tripartite human rights categories. Contributors of the book explore the relationship between climate change and first, second and third generation human rights, drawing on the obligations to respect, protect, and fulfil human rights.The book is made up of three sections: the first section defines the general framework for understanding the relationship between climate change and human rights; the second section explores the relationship between climate change and specific first, second and third human rights generations; the third section analyses the human rights approach to climate change developed by the main international and regional institutional regimes. The volume gathers together chapters by international experts, in order to provide a thorough analysis of the relationship between human rights and climate change and the possibility of combating global warming through the enforcement of human rights"--

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