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CHR to top carbon emitters – Face human rights probe

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‘For the first time, a national human rights body is officially taking steps to address the impacts of climate change on human rights and the responsibility of private actors,’ says environmental group Greenpeace

MANILA, Philippines (July 29, 2016) — In an unprecedented move, the Philippines’ Commission on Human Rights (CHR) has asked 47 of the world’s largest investor-owned fossil fuel and cement producers to respond to allegations their greenhouse gas emissions violated human rights of Filipinos.  Continue reading CHR to top carbon emitters – Face human rights probe

Evacuation lifted for oil sites threatened by Canada fires

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This file photo taken on May 7, 2016 shows flames and smoke rising off Highway 63 outside Fort McMurray, Canada. Cole Burston/AFP

Officials lift the evacuation order for several oil production sites north of Fort McMurray, but stop short of allowing production to resume

MONTREAL, Canada (May 23, 2016) — Officials on Sunday, May 22, lifted the evacuation order for several oil production sites north of Fort McMurray, the city threatened by massive Canadian wildfires, but stopped short of allowing production to resume. Continue reading Evacuation lifted for oil sites threatened by Canada fires