Defending Human Rights as Climate Changes

Monday 10th December  2018

Dr Scott Leckie – International human rights lawyer and founder of Displacement Solutions.
He works in places like Bangladesh and Myanmar helping people across the globe to ease the suffering of climate displacement.

Stella Miria Robinson – Is the roving ambassador for the Queensland Pacific Islanders Council.
She spoke to Vivian in Canberra at the Human Face of Climate Change event in parliament house.
Her plea is that we respect the right of everyone to their place on this Earth.

Jagveer Singh – A VCE Student received an award for leadership in climate action.
He is part of the growing school strike for climate action and has a very clear set of
demands and an idea how we need to achieve political change.

Reading:

https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2018/nov/01/we-feel-like-hermit-crabs-myanmar-climate-dispossessed?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_Outlook

https://www.9news.com.au/2018/11/30/13/37/climate-change-protests-as-students-walk-out-of-schools

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/feb/02/almost-four-environmental-defenders-a-week-killed-in-2017?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_Outlook

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