Human Rights Case Proceeds for World’s Largest Carbon Emitters

(by Boshra Yazahmeidi) The Commission on Human Rights of the Philippines (CHR) made history in July by calling an investigation into the human rights violations of 47 of the world’s largest cement, oil, coal, and mining companies through their contribution to climate change. As part of the investigation, the CHR requested the companies to comment … More Human Rights Case Proceeds for World’s Largest Carbon Emitters

Potential Human Rights Case for World’s Largest Carbon Emitters

In an unprecedented action, a government body has accused 47 of the world’s largest cement, oil, coal, and mining companies of releasing greenhouse gases that have violated the human rights of millions of people in the Philippines. The Commission on Human Rights of the Philippines (CHR) has sent a 60-page document to the likes of … More Potential Human Rights Case for World’s Largest Carbon Emitters