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Kinangop Wind Park's suit against Kenya govt. for alleged failure to stop local community's opposition to project dismissed
Author: Capital Business (Kenya)
"Kinangop Wind Park loses Sh31b claim against GoK in London Court"...
Author: ProDesc (México)
“COMUNICADO: Alerta Temprana, emitida por la Defensoría de Derechos Humanos del Pueblo de Oaxaca, en la comunidad Unión Hidalgo, por el clima de violencia en la región”, 20 de junio de 2018...
- Related in-depth areas: Últimas noticias sobre defensoras/es
- Related companies: Desarrollos Energéticos Mexicanos, Demex (part of Renovalia Reserve) EDF Renovalia Energy
Commentary: Renewable energy industry can benefit from lessons learned in extractives sector to avoid human rights abuses
Author: Erica Westenberg & Katarina Kuai, Natural Resource Governance Institute
"Governance Lessons for a Just Energy Transition: New Energy Plugs into Old Problems," 5 June 2018...
Kenya: Columnist says energy generation projects slowed down by conflicts over land rights & environmental concerns
Author: Brian Wasuna, The Star (Kenya)
"Land battles, tender wars and cost secrets: Did Kenya bite off too much with energy projects?"...
New study explores wind project opposition related to defense of indigenous territories & local livelihoods
Author: Sofia Avila, Sustainability Science
"Environmental justice and the expanding geography of wind power conflicts", 26 March 2018...
- Related in-depth areas: Mitigation
Author: Radhika Shah & Phil Bloomer, Stanford Social Innovation Review
Indigenous peoples... are among the first and worst affected by climate change... and often advocate for a just transition to low-carbon economies... Yet, paradoxically, there is a growing resistance to large renewable energy projects among many...
New book explores opportunities & challenges for integrating human rights into global climate governance
Author: Sébastien Duyck, Sébastien Jodoin & Alyssa Johl, Routledge
Over the last decade, the world has increasingly grappled with the complex linkages emerging between efforts to combat climate change and to protect human rights around the world. The Paris Climate Agreement adopted in December 2015 recognized the...
- Related in-depth areas: Accountability: Loss & damage, litigation, shareholder activism Adaptation Mitigation Responsible public policy