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9 recommended articles and videos in the "ICC and Climate" category.
1.  The tiny island nation of Vanuatu just scored a big climate win  

2023-03-31

Grist
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It convinced the UN to urge the world's highest court to rule on whether polluting nations must address climate change

2.  'Historic Moment': Applause as UN Adopts Climate Justice Resolution  

2023-03-30

Common Dreams
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Climate justice advocates cheered Wednesday after the United Nations General Assembly unanimously adopted a resolution calling on the International Court of Justice to issue an advisory opinion on climate change and human rights. The newly approved measure, introduced by Vanuatu and co-sponsore...

3.  International Court of Justice to advise states on climate duties: ‘A turning point for climate justice’  

2023-03-29

Climate Home News
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The United Nations has ordered the International Court of Justice to advise states on their legal responsibilities on climate change, following a global initiative led by Vanuatu The post International Court of Justice to advise states on climate duties: ‘A turning point for climate justice’ appeare...

4.  The UN Wants the World Court to Address Nations’ Climate Obligations. Here’s What Could Happen Next  

2023-03-29

Inside Climate News
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This article has been updated to reflect the General Assembly vote. On Wednesday, the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution asking the International Court of Justice to issue an advisory opinion on the legal obligations of nations with respect to climate change.  The resolution—the culminatio...

5.  UN votes to ask world court to rule on national climate obligations  

2023-03-29

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An advisory opinion by the court, judicial organ of the UN, would not be binding in any jurisdiction, but could underpin future climate negotiations by clarifying financial obligations countries have on climate change, helping states revise and enhance national climate plans submitted to the Paris Agreement,

If the UN passes the resolution, it could take the ICJ around 18 months to issue an advisory opinion,

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6.  Vanuatu gathers support for UN climate justice statement  

2023-03-02

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Vanuatu gathers support for UN

climate justice statement
More than 100 countries have backed a Pacific island's attempt to seek accountability for the climate crisis at the world's top court'

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