Fern: Forest Watch October 2018
To read: IPCC report discredits the burning of forests: NGOs outline the alternative… Month of hope for Germany’s Hambach forest… A solid starting point for sustainability and an EU-Indonesia FTA… Dutch court ruling on climate change could improve climate policies globally… Hope is fading for a binding instrument on human rights and transnational corporations… [One year ago] Nepal shows how forest restoration can help people, biodiversity and the climate…
IPCC report discredits the burning of forests: NGOs outline the alternative
From the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) landmark report showing that we have just 12 years to keep global warming to a maximum of 1.5°C, to the devastating heat wave that gripped the Northern Hemisphere this summer, the message is the same: the need for action has never been starker. …
Hope is fading for a binding instrument on human rights and transnational corporations
The possibility of a binding instrument to defend human rights against the actions of transnational corporations (TNCs) may be quietly dying on the drawing board at a working group meeting, 15 - 19 October 2018, in Geneva. ..