Climate change is an enormous challenge facing the world. It is a multi-dimensional problem, throwing up a vast array of ethical conundrums. One such issue that has ethical implications is the issue of human rights in the realm of climate change (UNESCO, p. 14).
International instruments guarantee human rights, including the right to life. Once rights are recognized, it follows that there are a set of duties to be followed by member states to guarantee such rights. Consequently, it is axiomatic that states or individuals should be able to appeal to the human rights enshrined in the Universal Continue reading...