25.10.2016

# New Publications

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Burns, William C. G. (2016): The Paris Agreement and Climate Geoengineering Governance. The Need for a Human Rights-Based Component

Burns, William C. G. (2016): The Paris Agreement and Climate Geoengineering Governance. The Need for a Human Rights-Based Component (CIGI Papers, 111).

"This paper suggests a framework for achieving the objective of protecting human rights in the context of climate change response measures. [...] The paper suggests that the parties to the Paris Agreement utilize a human rights-based approach as a framing mechanism to ensure that the potential human rights implications of climate geoengineering options are assessed in the policy-making process moving forward."

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27.02.2015

# Media

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FCEA Blog: The Limitations of a Human Rights Framework – Patrick Taylor Smith

Response to FCEA article by Brian Citro. "Human rights discourse is much better at diagnosis than at prioritization. [...] Human rights is only the beginning of the normative conversation and there is big role, going forward, for moral and political philosophy."

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10.02.2015

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FCEA Blog: A Role for Human Rights in the Climate Engineering Debate? – Brian Citro

"As a framing tool, human rights provide a well-established and widely accepted conceptual framework with which to identify and evaluate deprivations that occur as a result of CE interventions."

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