Reconciling energy and Indigenous Rights

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Literature
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Publication: 
Suzuki, David. “Reconciling Energy and Indigenous Rights.” David Suzuki Foundation, 2 Aug. 2018, davidsuzuki.org/story/reconciling-energy-and-indigenous-rights/?nabe=5392362493968384:0&utm_campaign=scienceMatters-reconcilingEnergyAndIndigenousRights-en-03aug2018&utm_source=mkto-none-smSubscribers-link-readOnline&utm_medium=email&mkt_tok=eyJpIjoiTWpJeE5ETTROak5tWlRJdyIsInQiOiJBTUE1NHl1Z2Q1U0FaWFh1XC9VSEJ0emhcL2Jhc25uNXNrRGdJVDRDN3p5XC8rSGxHM3VxNDk3UTMxakxpQ1BTTHB1cHJ0ZkVaS25OdWZhcXJjdUgrME43a1hENktvWGpOTitnUk93c3dFQ00zMG1Ra3NiZ0dJOWZUcVFOQnRyYUZBKyJ9&utm_referrer=http://go.davidsuzuki.org/I0t1VVs040Ku0N0n0d0DU00.
Year Published: 
2018
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Organization: 
David Suzuki Foundation; One Nature
Description: 

In 2007, Canada was one of four countries to vote against the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (with New Zealand, the United States and Australia). With its single-minded focus on making Canada an “energy superpower,” albeit only with fossil fuels, the Harper government feared the declaration’s concept of “free, prior and informed” consent regarding issues that affect Indigenous Peoples and their territories could hinder resource development.

Category: 
UN declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, energy, fossil fuels, natural resources, fracking, offshore drilling, indigenous rights, environmental justice

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