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Climate justice and human rights

Author: Tracey Skillington
Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A. : Palgrave Macmillan, [2017]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book shows that escalating climate destruction today is not the product of public indifference, but of the blocked democratic freedoms of peoples across the world to resist unwanted degrees of capitalist interference with their ecological fate or capacity to change the course of ecological disaster. The author assesses how this state of affairs might be reversed and the societal relevance of universal human  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Skillington, Tracey.
Climate justice and human rights.
New York, NY, U.S.A. : Palgrave Macmillan, [2017]
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tracey Skillington
ISBN: 9781137022813 1137022817
OCLC Number: 967864597
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 287 pages .)
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. The Idea of Climate Justice --
3. Resource inequalities, domination and the struggle to reclaim democratic freedoms --
4. Climate Change and its security implications --
5. Climate Justice without freedom --
Legal and political responses to climate change and forced migration --
6. On the rights of the peoples of dissappearing states --
7. What is common about 'our common future'? Maintaining the human rights status of water --
8. Conclusion --
Towards a transnational order of climate justice.
Responsibility: Tracey Skillington.

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This book shows that escalating climate destruction today is not the product of public indifference, but of the blocked democratic freedoms of peoples across the world to resist unwanted degrees of  Read more...

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