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Mongolia Shows How to Fight for Environmental Justice

  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • human rights
  • pollution
Mongolia
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • human rights
  • pollution
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Charlotte Is the Largest US City to Purchase Renewable Energy Through a Green Tariff

  • Energy
  • renewable energy
  • tariffs
  • United States
Charlotte skyline. Photo by James Willamor/Flickr
  • Energy
  • renewable energy
  • tariffs
  • United States

12 Countries Sign Historic Agreement Guaranteeing Environmental Rights in Latin America and the Caribbean

  • Governance
  • Sustainable Development Goal 16
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • public participation
  • Governance
  • Sustainable Development Goal 16
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • public participation

4 Environmental Activists Are Murdered Every Week. A New Agreement Could Help in Latin America and the Caribbean

  • Governance
  • Sustainable Development Goal 16
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • Principle 10
  • public participation
Rally in a Colombian town
  • Governance
  • Sustainable Development Goal 16
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • Principle 10
  • public participation

Powering Ahead with Solar, Despite Trump Tariffs

  • Energy
  • the trump administration
  • low carbon development
  • solar
  • tariffs
  • United States
Solar panels at Nevada Crescent Dunes
  • Energy
  • the trump administration
  • low carbon development
  • solar
  • tariffs
  • United States
  • access to justice
  • environmental justice
  • pollution
  • water

Localizing Open Government Reforms

  • Cities
  • open government partnership
  • Brazil
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • Mexico
  • transparency
Cícero Pompeu de Toledo stadium
  • Cities
  • open government partnership
  • Brazil
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • Mexico
  • transparency
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Using Open Government for Climate Action

  • Climate
  • accountability
  • National Climate Action
  • open government partnership
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • climate change
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • international climate policy
  • public participation
  • transparency
  • UNFCCC
Meeting on climate change in Burkina Faso
  • Climate
  • accountability
  • National Climate Action
  • open government partnership
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • climate change
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • international climate policy
  • public participation
  • transparency
  • UNFCCC

Death of Honduran Activist Berta Cáceres Underscores the Need for Environmental Democracy

  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • poverty
Berta Cáceres works with the people of Rio Blanco to set up a road blockade in protest of a dam.
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • poverty
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4 Real-World Challenges to Environmental Democracy

  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • public participation
Outdoor air pollution caused the deaths of 3.7 million people under the age of 60 worldwide in 2012. Photo by Leo Fung/Flickr.
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • public participation
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Why Are Environmental Rights So Hard to Assess?

  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • public participation
Environmental democracy means that citizens have rights to information, public participation and justice. Photo by Annette Berhardt/Flickr
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • public participation
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Environmental Democracy: An Essential Right for the 21st Century

  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • public participation
Phnom Penh's air pollution is so serious it may be damaging historic sites, yet there is no air quality information available to the public online. Photo by Allie Caulfield/Flickr
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • public participation
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A New Way to Measure Environmental Rights Around the World

  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • public participation
  • sustainable development
  • sustainable development goals
Shipbreaking workers in Bangladesh handle asbestos and other dangerous materials. Photo by Adam Cohn/Flickr
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • public participation
  • sustainable development
  • sustainable development goals
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The Best and Worst Countries for Environmental Democracy

  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • governance
  • human rights
  • public participation
A community meeting in Ghana. Photo by waterdotorg/Flickr
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • governance
  • human rights
  • public participation
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RELEASE: Major New Index Ranks Environmental Democracy in 70 Countries

  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • public participation
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • public participation
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ADVISORY: Launch of New Online Index to Measure Environmental Democracy

  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • Access Initiative
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • governance
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • Access Initiative
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • governance

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