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Climate Change, Human Rights, Toxic Pollution | 10 December 2019

COP25: Organizations call on governments to improve air quality and, with it, slow the climate crisis

Environmental and social organizations from Latin America and around the world urge governments to limit short-lived climate pollutants in their international climate commitments.read more

Climate Change, Human Rights | 9 December 2019

Six measures to ensure our actions achieve climate justice

The reality is indisputable, which makes it imperative to include human rights as the crosscutting axis of our climate actions.read more

Climate Change, Human Rights, Toxic Pollution | 2 December 2019

Sacrifice Zones: The injustice of living in an unhealthy environment

The Sacrifice Zones are a very clear example of the structural problems afflicting our society: certain communities bear all the costs and enjoy none of the benefits. This is unacceptable.read more

Accountability and Transparency, Human Rights, Oceans, Toxic Pollution | 18 November 2019

The oil spill devouring life on Brazil’s beaches

Since late August, oil has been registered at more than 500 points along 2,500 kilometers of coastline in northeastern Brazil. Far from being resolved, the problem is getting worse every day.read more

Human Rights, Toxic Pollution | 11 November 2019

Air pollution: it damages your health from day one

A multi-city study, the first conducted in Colombia and Latin America, determines the relationship between air pollution and respiratory and circulatory diseases in the population.read more

Accountability and Transparency, Human Rights, Large Dams | 11 November 2019

Inter-American Development Bank to investigate Ituango hydroelectric project

Amid the humanitarian crisis caused by the hydropower plant in Colombia, the IDB approved an investigation of whether the Bank’s environmental and social standards were met in financing the dam.read more

Climate Change, Human Rights, Oceans | 4 November 2019

Defending my place in the fight for the climate

In the PreCOP25, young people of various professions and aspirations made our claim and sought to be heard.read more

Climate Change, Human Rights | 30 October 2019

Statement on the suspension of COP25 in Chile

We lament the decision and express our support to the Chilean people, facing a difficult situation that makes the nation unable to guarantee the safety that an event of such magnitude requires.read more

Climate Change, Human Rights | 28 October 2019

Lessons for moving into a world without fossil fuels

Recent social conflict in Ecuador, triggered by the abrupt suspension of diesel and gasoline subsidies, has demonstrated the need for a just energy transition that takes people into account.read more

Human Rights | 17 October 2019

Bogota Declaration for the protection of environmental defenders

We call on governments, companies, financial institutions, investors, and entities to actively and effectively protect and respect the life and rights of advocates.read more

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