Urgent Action: Climate action means supporting human rights defenders

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Urgent Action: Climate action means supporting human rights defenders


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United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet has described climate change as “a rapidly growing and global threat to human rights” and has called on governments “to contribute the strongest possible action to prevent climate change.”

Noting the attacks against environmental human rights defenders particularly in Latin America, Bachelet says, “We must better protect those who defend the environment.”

Please call on the Prime Minister to recognize climate change as a threat to human rights, commit to deeper emission reduction targets, and support strategies to better protect at-risk human rights defenders.

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Climate action means supporting human rights defenders

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1 Comment

Paul Strome · April 21, 2020 at 5:16 pm

Climate Change is a man made catastrophe that has planetary consequences that need to be addressed like a full court press or better still – what we have done regarding the COVID19 pandemic. Climate Change is more important than the current pandemic and we desperately need the extremely wealthy and the politicians to make this their priority as well.

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