UN Calls for Investigation Into Trump’s Arctic Drilling Plan, Citing Likely Human Rights Abuses
By: Dharna Noor on Earther, shared by Brian Kahn to Gizmodo
on September 2, 2020 at 4:00 pm
Publication: Gizmodo

The Trump administration’s plan to lease Alaska’s coastal plain for oil and gas drilling has hit a tiny snag: It could be a human rights violation. The United Nations is calling for an investigation into whether the policy violates the International Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Racial Discrimination…

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