Category F

Fiduciary Duty

A fiduciary duty is essentially an obligation by one party to act in the best interests of another. It arises when two people are in a special relationship, such as lawyer/client or trustee The exact nature and extent of the…

Fundamental rights

Fundamental rights are usually, though not always, constitutional in nature. A fundamental right is “a right that is considered by a court. . . to be explicitly or implicitly expressed in a constitution,” thus requiring a high degree of protection.

Fossil fuel infrastructure

The basic organizational and physical facilities and structures needed to produce and distribute fossil fuels, which include coal, oil, and gas.

Fair share of emission reductions

Refers to the quantity of greenhouse gas emission reductions a given country is or should be required to achieve given a particular measure of fairness, including historical responsibility for emissions, per capita share of global emissions, economic capability, and others.