Friday, July 18, 2008

Science & Development Network

I just signed up to receive weekly emails from SciDev.Net, the Science and Development Network. I've seen some of their published articles through UNEP's ClimateWire email blast and read another one I appreciated this:

Human rights a 'compass' for climate change policies

Katherine Nightingale

17 July 2008 | EN

Human rights can be a "compass" to guide research and policy development for climate change adaptation and mitigation strategies, according to a report.

The International Council on Human Rights Policy (ICHRP) says climate change will threaten — directly or indirectly — almost all human rights, including the right to food, health and a livelihood. But they have received little attention on the policy stage so far. More>>

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