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Apr 10 – Climate Justice with Mary Robinson

Join the Center on Global Justice (CGJ), University Extension, and campus-wide partners for a two-day event highlighting the role of climate change in the developing world, and exploring new research avenues at UC San Diego tackling this challenge. Wednesday, April 10, 2013 3:30-5:30pm High tea and conversation with Mary Robinson and Dr. V Ramanathan (Scripps Oceanography): Tea and refreshments will be served at 3:00pm. Free and open to the public. Moderator: Roger Bingham Location: Price Center Ballroom East 7:00pm Public Lecture: Mary Robinson – “Climate Justice” Free and open to the public. Location: Price Center Ballroom East Climate Justice links human rights and development to achieve a human-centered approach, safeguarding the rights of the most vulnerable and sharing the burdens and benefits of climate change and its resolution equitably and fairly. Climate justice is informed by science, responds to science and acknowledges the need for equitable stewardship of the world’s resources. The principles of Climate Justice, articulated by the Mary Robinson Foundation – Climate Justice, include: • Respect and Protect Human Rights • Support the …