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Why The UN Human Rights Council’s Recent Recognition of a Healthy Environment as a Human Right Is Significant to Climate Change Justice Globally

By: Robert Keilson, November 3, 2022 On October 8th, 2021, the United Nations Human Rights Council recognized a “safe, clean, healthy, and sustainable environment” as a human right for the first time in its history. Proposed by Costa Rica, the Maldives, Slovenia, and Switzerland, Resolution 48/13 was supported by “more than 1,300 civil society organizations […]