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The Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal Session on Human Rights, Fracking and Climate Change, a week long, fully online Tribunal Session, was held May 14th-18th, 2018. Full video-recordings and complete transcripts of each  individual session of the Tribunal are available below. Video recordings of each session are also available on the Daily Schedule page, and on both the Spring Creek Project Facebook page and the Spring Creek YouTube page.

A full transcript of the entire Tribunal is available here.

  • Keynote address, “Fighting with Your Whole Heart: Human Rights and the New Science on Fracking,” by Sandra Steingraber, May 14, 2018
  • Opening ceremony, May 14, 2018
  • Opening statement, Evan Hamman and Revel Pointon, May 14, 2018
  • Ohio pre-PPT tribunals, Rick Sahli, Part 1, May 14, 2018
  • Ohio pre-PPT tribunals, Rick Sahli, Part 2, May 14, 2018
  • Australia pre-PPT tribunal, Shay Dougall, May 14, 2018
  • Rights of Nature Part I, Lisa Mead, Earth Law Alliance, May 15, 2018
  • Earthworks, Nathalie Eddy and Bruce Baizel, May 15, 2018 (36:41)
  • Climate forced migration in Alaska, Robin Bronen, Alaska Institute for Justice, May 15, 2018 (38:40)
  • Fracking on the Kenai Peninsula and in the native village of Nuiqsut, Alaska, Ceal Smith, Alaska Climate Action Neteork, May 15, 2018
  • Australia Procedural rights, Amanda Kennedy, Associate Professor, University of New England, May 15, 2018 (32:30)
  • Charlottesville, Virginia pre-PPT tribunal, Lakshmi Fjord, May 16, 2018
  • Food and Water Europe / Food and Water Watch, Andy Gheorghiu, May 16, 2018
  • Rights of Nature Part 2, Michelle Maloney, Australian Earth Laws Alliance, May 16, 2018
  • Environmental Defender’s Office, Western Australia, Declan Doherty, May 16, 2018
  • 350 Vermont, Vanessa Brown, Vermont 350 and Green Mountain Druid Order, May 16, 2018
  • Ethnographic Field research, Simona Perry, Director, Ogeechee Riverkeeper, May 17, 2018
  • Freshwater Accountability Project, Megan Hunter, May 17, 2018
  • Rogue Climate, Allie Rosenbluth, May 17, 2018
  • Citizens Against LNG, Jody McCaffree, May 17, 2018 (29:55)
  • Center for Human Rights and the Environment, Daniel Taillant,  May 17, 2018
  • Coalition to Protect New York, Maura Stephens, May 18, 2018
  • Closing arguments and recommendations, Revel Pointon, May 18, 2018
  • Closing ceremony, May 18, 2018