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Tribunal Recommends Worldwide Ban on Fracking

The international panel of judges of the Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal on Human Rights, Fracking and Climate Change has issued its final Advisory Opinion after 10 months of deliberation. They have recommended a worldwide ban on unconventional oil and gas extraction. This would include a ban on hydraulic fracturing (or “fracking”),

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Nature’s Rights Considered at Human Rights Tribunal

For the first time in its 39 year history, the Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal (PPT) will hear submissions and evidence advocating for nature’s rights.

During the forthcoming Tribunal on Human Rights, Fracking and Climate Change, the Tribunal judges are being asked to consider the following question:-

“What is the extent of responsibility and liability of States and non-state actors,

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