Making “ecocide” – severe and either widespread or long-term harm to nature – a crime that could provide a legal guardrail to steer us back from the precipice by setting an outer boundary to deter, prevent and sanction the worst threats to ecosystems which are a root cause of climate change. Meanwhile, a clear legal advisory opinion on the responsibilities of states with respect to climate change could set out what citizens should expect from their policy-makers and why. Learn about how these avenues can frame the duties and responsibilities that could bridge to a liveable world for the children of all species, including our own.
This occasional newsletter highlights events and stories about innovation in sustainable development for rural, remote and island regions. We want to change the discourse to demonstrate how islandness can be a driver for innovation.