Climate Change : The Crime of All Time
Definition of a 'crime against humanity'.
serious attack on human dignity or grave .. degradation of .. human beings-- --widespread or systematic practice--
government policy -- tolerated or condoned -- against civilian population --with knowledge
The Rome Statute Crimes against humanity
.And that is what is at stake, our ability to live on planet Earth, to have a future as a civilization. I believe this is a moral issue, it is our time to rise again to secure our future. Al Gore.
Climate Science Denial
Dr. Peter Carter
and Elizabeth Woodworth
Foreward by James E. Hansen
The intentional denial of global climate change for power and profit is incomparably the worst ever crime against humanity.
2011 World Bank Human Rights and Climate Change
This research paper sites Peremptory Norms (Jus Cogens) and Obligations Erga Omnes as applicable to the grossest ever injustice of global climate change. The legal approach being used today with some success, is atmos-pheric litigation under the public trust doctrine, the most well known a case being a Our Children's Trust against the U.S. government.