Big Picture News, Informed Analysis

This blog is written by Canadian journalist Donna Laframboise. Posts appear Monday & Wednesday.

The Courts & the Climate

What lessons does the environment arm of the United Nations intend to learn from the Chief Justice of Malaysia – whose court has been condemned by Amnesty International?

(includes links to other voices on the proper role of courts in the climate debate)

October 13, 2015

The Unseemly Lord Carnwath

Why is a Supreme Court judge part of an unsavoury UN advisory panel?

October 7, 2015

Supreme Court Justice Carnwath: Climate Activist

A sitting UK Supreme Court judge took part in a Rio+20 event that said the UN (a political body) should be given more scope & authority.

October 4, 2015