2nd Climate Change & Human Rights Public Hearing (Part 3 of 4)

Video | May 24, 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

Dr. Vincent Hilomen

Project Manager, Department of Environment and Natural Resources - Marine Key Biodiversity Areas

To explain the impacts of climate change on the fish and seaweeds supplies, reef ecology and food chain thereby on the country’s food security

8:35 - 36:37

Marcos Orellana

Director, Environment and Human Rights Division of Human Rights Watch

To present the legal framework of human rights responsibility of corporations including a summary and analysis of the opinion of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights recognizing an autonomous right to a healthy environment and nations’ extraterritorial

48:20 - 1:29:32

1:29:00 - 2:40:00

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.