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Ex-Irish President Mary Robinson: U.S. Will Become Rogue Nation If Trump Pulls Out of Climate Deal

Democracy Now! Published on Nov 17, 2016 http://democracynow.org – Democracy Now! broadcasts from the United Nations climate talks in Marrakech, Morocco, where delegates from more than 190 countries are gathered to discuss how to implement the Paris Agreement from last … Continue reading

Former Irish President Mary Robinson on Morocco’s Occupation of Western Sahara

Democracy Now! Published on Nov 17, 2016 http://democracynow.org – As we broadcast from Morocco, we speak with former U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Mary Robinson about an issue that is being largely ignored: Morocco’s 41-year occupation of the Western … Continue reading

Mary Robinson: Worst Refugee Crisis Since WWII Driven in Part by Climate Change

Democracy Now! Published on Nov 17, 2016 http://democracynow.org – During his campaign, Trump repeatedly said he would end all immigration to the U.S. by Syrian refugees and others from what he called “terror-prone nations,” and on Wednesday, a spokesman for … Continue reading

Mary Robinson on Int’l Human Rights Day: Climate Change is the Biggest Human Rights Issue There Is

Democracy Now! Published on Dec 10, 2015 Today is International Human Rights Day, which commemorates the day on which the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948. As we broadcast from the U.N. climate … Continue reading

Why Climate Change Is a Threat to Human Rights | Mary Robinson

TED Published on Oct 14, 2015 Climate change is unfair. While rich countries can fight against rising oceans and dying farm fields, poor people around the world are already having their lives upended — and their human rights threatened — … Continue reading

Mary Robinson: Why climate change is a threat to human rights

Climate change is unfair. While rich countries can fight against rising oceans and dying farm fields, poor people around the world are already having their lives upended — and their human rights threatened — by killer storms, starvation and the … Continue reading

Climate Justice – Why is it relevant in 2015? Grantham Annual Lecture 2015 by Mary Robinson

Grantham Imperial Published on Apr 23, 2015 Mary Robinson explains how Climate justice, which links human rights, development and climate change, can help us to develop policies and actions that are good for people as well as the planet. Global … Continue reading

Climate Justice – Why is it relevant in 2015? Grantham Annual Lecture 2015 by Mary Robinson

Grantham Imperial Published on Apr 23, 2015 Mary Robinson explains how Climate justice, which links human rights, development and climate change, can help us to develop policies and actions that are good for people as well as the planet. Global … Continue reading

Mary Robinson: Developing nations must move rapidly beyond fossil fuels | Environment | The Guardian

Rich world must support poorest countries to transition from fossil fuels much faster than they have to keep unburnable reserves in the ground, says UN climate change envoy Mary Robinson: ‘All countries must be enabled to participate in the transition … Continue reading