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Living the values of the Global Climate Summit in the face of humanitarian crisis

Nov. 29, 2022

A child plants a tree to help save Mother Earth

Climate change through a human rights lens: Photos on display Dec. 1–4

Nov. 29, 2022

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Business, academic, government groups partner with Right Here, Right Now

Nov. 21, 2022

Seven sponsors have joined the Right Here, Right Now Global Climate Summit to be held in early December at the University of Colorado Boulder.

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CU Boulder educators bring climate and human rights content into classrooms

Nov. 10, 2022

When experts from around the globe gather in Boulder next month for the Right Here, Right Now Global Climate Summit, teachers and aspiring teachers will be in the audience, looking for stories to bring back to the classroom.

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From COP27 stage, CU Boulder, climate alliance, UN Human Rights announce development of commitments

Leonardo DiCaprio and the Right Here, Right Now Celebrity Coalition are backing United Nations Human Rights goals in an urgent message to world leaders via a social media blitz.

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New Right Here, Right Now global summit events focus on community impacts

Nov. 3, 2022

Organizers of the Right Here, Right Now Global Climate Summit that CU Boulder is co-hosting with United Nations Human Rights today announced a range of new, community-focused events.

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Global climate summit launches worldwide education coalition—find out how to join

Sept. 21, 2022

Departments, classes, clubs and people affiliated with educational institutions around the globe are invited to help spread awareness about the important connections between climate change and human rights, and to advocate for human rights-based climate action.

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South African activist Kumi Naidoo named keynote speaker

Aug. 31, 2022

Kumi Naidoo, a South African activist, Rhodes scholar and former executive director of Greenpeace International, will deliver a keynote speech at this year’s Right Here, Right Now Global Climate Summit in Boulder, Colorado.

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Right Here, Right Now Global Climate Summit panels, panelists announced 

July 12, 2022

Leading Indigenous voices on climate change and human rights. The UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and Environment. The vice chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC); and the 2020 TIME Magazine Kid of the Year.

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Indigenous rights leader, Nobel nominee Sheila Watt-Cloutier to speak at climate change summit

June 9, 2022

Global climate justice advocate Sheila Watt-Cloutier will present a keynote address at the Right Here, Right Now Global Climate Summit. The solutions-focused inaugural event, co-hosted with United Nation Human Rights, is set for Dec. 1–4 on the CU Boulder campus.

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