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The rights you might not realize you have - Shannon Odell

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Since 2015, an unprecedented movement has been sweeping courts around the world. Groups of young plaintiffs are suing their governments for their inaction on tackling climate change. These suits argue that climate inaction violates their basic human rights. But what do human rights have to do with the environment? Shannon Odell examines our right to a healthy environment, food, health, and water.

What is the central argument plaintiffs are using against the governments they are suing for their inaction on climate change?

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Meet The Creators

  • Writer Shannon Odell
  • Director Lorenzo Mercanti, AIM Creative Studios
  • Narrator Addison Anderson
  • Composer André Aires
  • Sound Designer André Aires
  • Storyboard Artist Lorenzo Mercanti, Elisabetta Vedovato
  • Animator Lorenzo García-Amaya, Rudá Virginio, André Cunha
  • AIM Creative Studios Producer Tiago Ribeiro, Natália Andrade
  • Art Director Lorenzo Mercanti, Elisabetta Vedovato
  • Illustrator Lorenzo Mercanti
  • Produced by Gerta Xhelo, Abdallah Ewis
  • Editorial Director Alex Rosenthal
  • Editorial Producer Shannon Odell

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