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To what extent does climate change threaten human rights?

Ruth Tarrant

10th February 2016

Mary Robinson (former President of Ireland) argues in this wide-ranging TED talk that people living in poverty are more likely to have their human rights threatened as a result of climate change, than those living in affluent countries. This is a great talk to watch for students at AS considering whether judges are able to protect human rights, and also students at A2 taking the Global options.

Ruth Tarrant

Ruth has been Subject Lead in Economics at tutor2u for many years after a career of teaching Economics, Business, Politics and Maths in a range of secondary schools. She is a highly experienced A level Economics Examiner, and also teaches undergraduate Economics on a very part-time basis at the University of Oxford. Ruth is passionate about making economics fun, engaging and accessible.

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