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

Video | August 29, 2018

28 August 2018 - Some of the world’s most highly-regarded climate change science, policy, research, and legal experts appeared as witnesses in the hearings by the Commission on Human Rights of the Philippines (CHR) on the responsibility of 47 fossil fuel companies for the global climate crisis.

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Elicer Lauce,

Delia Tulagan

Farmers and fisherfolk from Camarines Norte

They shared their experiences on how extreme heat and weather events impacted their lives and livelihoods as farmers and fisherfolk in Capalonga, Camarines Norte.

9:22 - 50:00

Geoffrey Supran

Postdoctoral fellow at Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology

He presented a paper he co-authored with Harvard University Professor Naomi Oreskes (“Assessing Exxonmobil’s climate change communications [1977-2014]”), touching on empirical analysis and comparison of 187 climate change communications from ExxonMobil and findings concerning whether the corporation has in the past misled the general public about climate change.

51:26 - 1:40:00

Carroll Muffett

President and CEO of Center for International Environmental Law

He discussed 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 and discuss CIEL's Opinion on Oil Industry Conduct and International Norms and Standards.

2:00:00 - 3:12:00

Some of the world’s most highly-regarded climate change science, policy, research, and legal experts appeared as witnesses in the hearings by the Commission on Human Rights of the Philippines (CHR) on the responsibility of 47 fossil fuel companies for the global climate crisis.

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