Who Suffers the First and the Worst: Is Climate Change Unfair?

Event: Asia-Pacific Judicial Conference on Climate Change Adjudication: Trends and Impacts

Who Suffers the First and the Worst: Is Climate Change Unfair?

07 October 2019
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Irum Ahsan discussed the effects of climate change, the definition of climate vulnerability, and the climate impacts on vulnerable groups, particularly children, the elderly and the disabled, indigenous people, and women. She then described what needs to be done to address the climate crisis and how judges can respond to climate change.

Geographical Focus: 
Regional - Asia
Subregional- Pacific
Type of Content: 
Learning Event


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