Film: Bianca Jagger, leading environmentalist campaigner
IBA Annual Conference Boston 2013 film: Bianca Jagger, leading environmentalist campaigner, on climate change, accountability and the law.
Bianca Jagger also participated as a speaker in the conference session 'Climate change justice and human rights - concepts for legal and institutional reforms' which was also filmed.
Bianca Jagger is the Founder and Chair of the Bianca Jagger Human Rights Foundation; a worldwide campaigner for human rights, social and economic justice and environmental protection; Council of Europe Goodwill Ambassador, Member of the Executive Director's Leadership Council of Amnesty International USA; and a Trustee of the Amazon Charitable Trust.
Timings and topics can be found under the film.
0.00: What is climate justice and why is it important?
3.18: Accountability for climate change.
4.30: The International Criminal Court and corporate accountability.
7.40: The Chevron/Texaco case.
12.30: The Kiobel case at the US Supreme Court.
13.30: The UN Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights.
15.30: New IPCC report is environmental ‘call to arms’.
16.42: Focus of the IBA Task Force on Climate Justice.
18.50: Durban talks on new climate change treaty.
20.45: Economic viability of going green.
23.02: The US and China.
26.38: Criticisms of fracking.
28.46: The ‘incestuous relationship’ between government and big business.
30.20: Megadam projects in Latin America.
32.38: Indigenous rights.
33.30: ‘Environmental crime’ of Nicaraguan canal project.
34.56: Ending violence against women: ‘the missing Millennium Development Goal’
37.20: Women’s rights and climate justice.
38.58: What hope for human kind?