Tag: Climate change mitigation
Risk of failure to achieve the SDGs under a high- or low-ambition climate agreement
Post-2015 sustainable development goals and the Paris Climate Agreement could set the course for environmental sustainability and human wellbeing to 2030 and beyond.
Avery McRae: Youth co-plaintiff in landmark climate lawsuit Juliana vs USA
Avery McRae shares her thoughts on the historic Juliana v. United States climate change lawsuit and her role as a plaintiff suing the U.S. federal government for inaction on climate change.
Re-storying 7: Empowering children and building wider communities of caring
Re-storying 1: What does ‘re-storying’ mean?
Lead counsel Julia Olson in the historic climate change trial Juliana vs. USA weighs in with Avery McRae, one of the case’s youngest co-plaintiffs, on the motivating principle of intergenerational justice.
Eugene, Oregon’s city climate recovery ordinance. Why is this significant?
What do you see as some of the wider implications of the Juliana vs USA case?
What concerns have you about your daughter’s role as a plaintiff in Juliana vs USA?
How can ordinary people help mitigate climate change?
Environmental humanities researcher Steven Hartman reflects on some of the ways that individuals can have far-reaching effects globally in climate change mitigation efforts by banding together with neighbors, friends, family and colleagues to focus on smaller and more manageable local challenges.
Can new stories remake the world?
Environmental humanities scholar and theater director Frédérique Aït-Touati discusses how new stories, as much in research as in art, can help to shape new realities in the world, breaking powerful structures to which the terrible stories of the past still chain us.