The strong impact of climate change on the environment has highlighted the relationship between ecosystems and the realization of human rights. National Constitutions have, therefore, progressively dedicated special provisions to environmental protection, highlighting a growing attention to the issue. In Italy, just a few months ago, by expressly recognizing the right to the environment in Article 9 Const. a fundamental step was taken toward greater environmental and climate justice.
Two weeks of interim climate negotiations come to an end and with them, arguably, a middle era between COP26 and what the world will be like in November between conflicts in Europe, elections in Brazil and mid-term elections in the United States. All leading up to a COP27 that now, with less than five months to go before the whistle blows, is shaping up to be -whatever the outcomes of the aforementioned dynamics -the world premiere of a certainly unprecedented geopolitical scenario.