Climate change, the rights of children, and the duty of care – Useful Links

Students who brought the case

Noam Peleg bio

School Strike for Climate

Sharma by her litigation representative Sister Marie Brigid Arthur v Minister for the Environment [2021] FCA 560

Convention on the Rights of the Child

Peleg, N. (2019). The Child’s Right to Development. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press

Dutch case 19/00135 THE STATE OF THE NETHERLANDS (MINISTRY OF ECONOMIC AFFAIRS AND CLIMATE POLICY) and STICHTING URGENDA (20 December 2019)

Video of the Court delivering the Dutch case judgement

German Federal Constitutional Court. BVerfG, Order of the First Senate of 24 March 2021 – 1 BvR 2656/18

Portuguese case

Save the Children's intervention in the Portuguese case

Greta Thunberg Communication

Implications of Sharma v Minister and Friends of the Earth v Shell

Media release on the new Committee on the Rights of the Child General Comment on Children's rights and the environment with a special focus on climate change

Principles on Human Rights and Environment

Other links

Comment on the case by the law firm representing Anjali et al

Minister of State for Immigration & Ethnic Affairs v Ah Hin Teoh ("Teoh's case") [1995] HCA 20; (1995) 128 ALR 353; (1995) 69 ALJR 423; (1995) EOC 92-696 (extract); (1995) 183 CLR 273 (7 April 1995)

General Comment 14 – The Best Interests of the Child

Health and Human Rights in the Climate Crisis: Charting Challenges and Solutions conference – 21-29 October 2021

Pacific Climate Justice Summit (3rd - 4th August)

The children of the Intervention: Where to next? Amnesty Redfern Action Group, Friday 6 August, 7.00-8.30pm AEST

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School Strike for Climate Pledge

Useful links from the 7th CRC Webinar, in conjunction with Youth Law Australia and Australian Lawyers for Human Rights.