Human Rights lawyers in North America know that although the societies of Canada and the United States believe that human rights are uniform and fair. They in fact are not.  Nowhere is this truer than when it comes to water, climate justice and indigenous people.  Poverty is also a driver in the realm of climate… Read More


A recent World Resources Institute (WRI) study finds that water supplies across the Middle East will deteriorate over 25 years, threatening economic growth and national security and forcing more people to move to already overcrowded cities.  (http://www.wri.org/blog/2015/08/ranking-world%E2%80% 99s-most-water-stressed-countries-2040) The region, is home to over 350 million people, is beginning to recover from a series of… Read More


Climate Change Could Push Staple Food Prices Up 130% – study Report warning comes as many countries fear instability caused by rising food prices and shortages _Suzanne Goldberg, US environment correspondent guardian.co.uk Zambian farmer Amelia Nyundo in a field of maize which failed to grow due to drought: Maize shortages in sub-Saharan Africa could push prices up.… Read More