TAG: Human Rights
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Professor Barry Brook is a leading environmental scientist, holding the Sir Hubert Wilkins Chair of Climate Change at the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, and Director of Climate Science at the University of Adelaide’s Environment Institute.
The Hon. John von Doussa QC. Former Chancellor of the University of Adelaide and President of the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission.
The pair will deliver a joint presentation which addresses the impacts of climate change on global communities. Professor Brook will review the most recent scientific projections which suggest we are pushing the Earth towards dangerous and irreversible ‘tipping points’. Mr von Doussa will then explore how a human rights framework might be developed to cope […]