YEE’s publications consist of useful tool-kits, guides and reports related to the environment and environmental youth work.

When youth takes states to court | Handbook

This handbook provides important information on the hearing and the potential impact of the Court on climate action in Europe.

On the 27th of September, the Duarte Agostinho et al case will be heard at the European Court of Human Rights. This will be the third of a series of climate lawsuits brought in front of the Court, after Klimaseniorinnen, and Câreme, which were heard this Summer. The case involves youth from 11 to 24 years old. This will be an excellent opportunity for youth all around Europe to make the voices of the youngest generations heard! We have prepared this handbook to highlight the most important things to keep in mind when following the hearing, including the potential role of the Court in enhancing climate action in Europe.

This handbook covers:

  • Youth in Climate Action

    Apart from peaceful protests, young people have also increasingly made use of the law to strive for a healthy and safe environment. And why are youth so involved?

  • Explaining the Claims of Duarte Agostinho

    September 2020, six young people and children from Portugal made a complaint to the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) stating that the climate inaction of 33 states under the jurisdiction of the Court was endangering their lives and well-being. How is the Duarte Agostinho lawsuit structured?

  • The ECtHR Processes

    How does the European Court of Human Rights work? What is the role of the ECtHR in enhancing climate action?

  • Previous Successful Cases

    What are the other climate lawsuits that have yielded results?

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Climate Justice Needs An Intersectional Approach | Tookit

This toolkit invites you to embark on an inspiring journey where inclusivity and empowerment become the driving forces behind climate action.

Our Intersectionality Toolkit offers a comprehensive guide to understanding and integrating intersectionality into climate action. It provides a framework to navigate the interconnected web of social identities, power dynamics, and environmental impacts. Through a combination of research-based insights, practical tools, and case studies, this toolkit empowers users to approach climate activism, policy-making, and community engagement through an inclusive and justice-centered lens.

This toolkit covers a wide range of topics, including:

  • Intersectionality and Environmental Justice

    Unpacking the connections between intersectionality and the climate crisis, exploring how power dynamics shape vulnerability and resilience, and understanding the importance of inclusivity in environmental decision-making processes.

  • Climate Impacts on Marginalized Communities

    Examining how climate change disproportionately affects marginalized communities, including indigenous peoples, people of colour, low- income populations, and those living in vulnerable regions, and how these impacts intersect with other forms of discrimination.

  • Partnership, Representation and Engagement

    Providing guidance on fostering inclusive dialogues, amplifying marginalized voices, and building partnerships to address climate challenges collectively. It also explores effective strategies for advocating for climate justice and amplifying intersectional perspectives in policy-making and advocacy efforts.

  • Tools for Intersectional Analysis

    Equipping users with practical tools, sources and frameworks to analyze the intersections of power, privilege, and vulnerability within climate issues. These tools give an understanding to, help identify and address disparities, develop tailored solutions, and foster collaborative approaches to climate action.

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