Constance Okollet

Technology may prevent the worst climate scenarios, but how do we adapt now?

Ask a room full of experts for their solutions on addressing the climate crisis, and talk of promising new technologies often takes center stage.

Solar panels

Top 4 promising solutions by sector to fight rising emissions

Mitigating climate change by significantly reducing carbon emissions this decade will require big transitions in all sectors, from energy and transportation to construction and industry.

Aerial view of Warraber (Sue) Island, Torres Strait

How courts can help protect human rights amid climate change

A growing number of legal cases around the world have proved successful in getting governments to commit to climate action, but in the U.S. barriers to this strategy remain.

Tropical Cyclone Winston hits Fiji

When it comes to addressing global climate impacts, who should pay?

In 2016, Tropical Storm Winston hit the Pacific island of Fiji as the strongest recorded storm ever to make landfall in the Southern Hemisphere.

Climate protest

By the numbers: The effect of climate change on human rights

Climate change is affecting human rights around the world in significant ways. From health to food and self-determination, here are a few statistics and facts about these impacts that further demonstrate the need for coordinated action.

Sheila Watt-Cloutier

How a human rights approach to climate change can spark real change

On Dec. 7, 2005, Canadian-born mother and grandmother Sheila Watt-Cloutier filed a 163-page petition with the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights arguing that the impacts of climate change violated the “fundamental human rights” of Indigenous Inuit people like her across the Arctic.