About the Mary Robinson Foundation - Climate Justice
The Mary Robinson Foundation - Climate Justice is a centre for thought leadership, education and advocacy on the struggle to secure global justice for those people vulnerable to the impacts of climate change who are usually forgotten - the poor, the disempowered and the marginalised across the world.
It is a platform for solidarity, partnership and shared engagement for all who care about global justice, whether as individuals and communities suffering injustice or as advocates for fairness in resource-rich societies.
The Foundation provides a space for facilitating action on climate justice to empower the poorest people and countries in their efforts to achieve sustainable and people-centred development.
The Mary Robinson Foundation - Climate Justice is a centre for thought leadership, education and advocacy on the struggle to secure global justice for those many victims of climate change who are usually forgotten. more
By 2020 global justice and equity will underpin a people-centred, developmental approach to advancing climate justice and more effectively addressing the impacts of climate change. more
The Mary Robinson Foundation - Climate Justice is located in Dublin within the Innovation Alliance of the Universities established by Trinity College Dublin (TCD) and University College Dublin (UCD). more
The following links are to external websites that we believe are of use to anyone interested in learning more about the issue of climate justice. more
Mary Robinson accepts appointment by United Nations Secretary General as his Special Envoy for Climate Change
Targeted approaches are necessary for the poorest and most vulnerable people to access sustainable energy.
Statement from Mary Robinson on the Adoption of a new Resolution on Climate Change and Human Rights in the Human Rights Council
Climate change is, I believe, not just an issue of atmospheric science; is also about human rights. The current and future impacts of climate change undermine human rights, including the right to food, to health and water, so I welcome the adoption by...
A special issue of the Health and Human Rights Journal, published in June 2014, contains articles which the links between climate justice and the right to health, including an analysis of the links between the right to food and the right to health.
“The GCF is open for business, innovative actions await financing, and the start of a new phase of global climate action lies within our reach. Let’s not miss this chance.”