A conversation on the critical need for embedding human rights, especially those of indigenous communities, within the renewable energy sector, and the hurdles of pursuing environmental justice without compromising human rights.
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Climate change will shift the way we use land. A just transition to a low-carbon society requires recognition and protection of community land tenure.
Positions are available in four different research projects. Apply by September 15, 2019.
In just 12 years, Ørsted reduced its coal use by 81 percent and became the planet’s leading offshore windfarm developer. Here’s what other companies can learn from the transition.
Liberian NGO Green Advocates has been using OpenLandContracts.org to give rural communities more leverage in the decisions that affect their lands.
These internships are paid and full-time. Applications will be accepted until March 31, 2019.
What the Green New Deal gets that the carbon tax misses.
A recent project by the Business & Human Rights Resource Center shows how OpenLandContracts.org can be used to strengthen advocacy around corporate accountability and good governance of natural resources.
The Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment’s annual training session will be held at Columbia University in New York City in June 2019. Applications are now open, and will be assessed on a rolling basis.
A new law promises to remove the shroud of secrecy that has hovered over contracts and concessions the government has signed with natural resource investors.