2nd Climate Change & Human Rights Public Hearing (Part 1 of 4)

Video | May 23, 2018

23 May 2018 – The second in a series of hearings in the Philippines into the responsibility of fossil fuel companies for human rights harms resulting from climate change. Over the course of two days, there was a combination of testimonies from international legal experts, national government and local coastal community representatives, marine scientists, agriculturists and other resource speakers.

Resource speakers:


Name

Position/Organization

Topic

Timestamp

Carroll Muffett

President and CEO of Center for International Environmental Law

To discuss in greater detail the legal and evidentiary bases of CIEL’s Smoke and Fumes and the liability or accountability of the carbon majors beginning 1957 up to present

12:08 -1:08:02


Pablo Rosales










Jonathan delos Reyes

Fisherfolk and Chairperson, Pagkakaisa ng mga Samahang Mangingisda(“Pangisda Pilipinas”)



Consignation; a small business owner who buys directly from fisher folks

To share his experience as a fisherman since eight years old up to the present and how climate change impacted his life and livelihood, including that of his fisherfolk organization



To share his experience as a small business owner buying fish directly from fisher folks and selling the same and how climate change impacted his small business

1:08:30 - 2:58:11

The second in a series of hearings in the Philippines into the responsibility of fossil fuel companies for human rights harms resulting from climate change.