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Latin Americans turn to human rights court over climate change impacts

Latin Americans turn to human rights court over climate change impacts

Victims from Latin America are addressing the consequences of climate change through a groundbreaking case at the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, which could significantly influence international legal standards.

Anastasia Moloney reports for The Christian Science Monitor.

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UN conference on plastic pollution marked by industry influence

UN conference on plastic pollution marked by industry influence

At a recent United Nations conference in Canada, intended to forge a treaty on plastic pollution, industry insiders prominently influenced proceedings despite the event's "plastic-free" claim.

Lisa Song reports for ProPublica.

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UN highlights attacks on Indigenous land defenders

UN highlights attacks on Indigenous land defenders

Global Indigenous communities face escalating criminalization and rights violations, spotlighted in a recent UN report.

Sarah Sax reports for Grist.

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UN climate leader calls for urgent emission cuts and financial reforms
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UN climate leader calls for urgent emission cuts and financial reforms

U.N. climate chief Simon Stiell emphasizes the urgent need for global cooperation to reduce emissions and adjust financial strategies to combat climate change.

Seth Borenstein and Jamey Keaten report for The Associated Press.

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Climate conference reform: a challenging but necessary task

Amidst stalled COP28 negotiations, experts and activists call for reforms in UN climate talks to counteract the influence of petrostates and streamline decision-making processes.

Bob Berwyn reports for Inside Climate News.

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How a new law could block Kerry's replacement

How a new law could block Kerry's replacement

A provision in a sprawling defense measure could give Republicans the power to prevent President Joe Biden from appointing his top climate diplomat.
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Goodbye Mr Kerry, farewell Mr Xie: end of an era in global climate politics

As the US and China climate envoys retire, more than a leadership gap opens in crucial bilateral relationship and climate politics.

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