Nobel Peace Prize Nominee Says Global Warming is a Human Rights Issue
March 7, 2007 | No Comments
Nobel Peace Prize nominee Sheila Watt-Cloutier, an Inuit born inside the Canadian Arctic, says that global warming constitutes a violation of human rights for indigenous people in low-lying areas throughout the world.
Watt-Cloutier and Martin Wagner, an attorney with the environmental law firm Earthjustice, argued this case Thursday before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights of the Organization of American States in Washington.
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