International Response to Climate Change

International Response to Climate Change

09/22/2014: IBA urged reform to climate change justice structures to protect human rights

09/17/2014: Report proposed recognizing land rights of locals could be cost-effective protection for tropical forests

06/08/2014: UN called for protection of the oceans on World Oceans Day

06/02/2014: EPA proposed plan to reduce carbon emissions

11/26/2013: New Zealand judge rejected refugee status based on climate change

11/01/2013: Obama administration established climate change task force

06/05/2012: Mexico president signed climate change bill

12/12/2011: Canada withdrew from Kyoto protocol on climate change

12/11/2011: UN climate change conference produced commitment to negotiate legally-binding initiatives

07/20/2011: Security Council declared global warming a threat to international security