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Climate Change, Fracking, Human Rights, Toxic Pollution | 16 November 2020

5 things you should know about methane

In general, all activities that cause methane emissions aggravate the climate crisis and the increasingly urgent need to combat air pollution.read more

Capacity Building, Human Rights | 10 November 2020

Science as a human right and a tool for environmental justice

Strengthening the right to science is vital for promoting more just and sustainable societies, where socioeconomic, racial, and gender gaps do not impede access to information as a common good.read more

Climate Change, Human Rights, Oceans | 29 October 2020

Three major opportunities to save the ocean and the climate

Despite being delayed due to the pandemic, these international negotiation processes still represent important windows of opportunity to save the ocean, the climate and our future.read more

Human Rights, Indigenous Rights | 30 September 2020

Defending the environment is defending our future from the climate crisis

Environmental defenders are at risk for opposing projects that exacerbate the climate crisis. It is urgent to prioritize within climate action their protection.read more

Human Rights | 15 September 2020

Civil society calls on the Human Rights Council to recognize the right to a #HealthyEnvironment4All

People must be protected from the deadly impacts of environmental degradation and climate change - such as the increased spread of diseases like COVID-19.read more

Human Rights, Indigenous Rights | 7 September 2020

Environmental racism and the differentiated harm of the pandemic

In discussing and addressing the pandemic, it is essential to know that it does not reach all people in the same way, that it puts traditional communities at risk of extinction.read more

Human Rights, Indigenous Rights, Toxic Pollution | 27 August 2020

Moving towards clean food production, without glyphosate

There exists an urgent need in the region to move towards a more sustainable ecological model that abandons agrochemicals like glyphosate, known to cause serious harms.read more

Accountability and Transparency, Freshwater Sources, Human Rights, Large Dams | 21 July 2020

Seeking justice for communities affected by the Hidroituango dam

The Cauca River is the second largest in Colombia. Many of the communities settled throughout its expansive watershed depend on the river for their...read more

Climate Change, Fracking, Human Rights | 17 July 2020

Why fracking is not an energy transition

To promote fracking today would be to take a step backward, rather than forward. It simply does not meet the definition of a transition away from fossil fuels.read more

Climate Change, Human Rights | 14 July 2020

Challenges and conditions to advance towards energy justice in Mexico

The country now has the opportunity to undertake a progressive and timely transition that allows for better scenarios of social, environmental and climate justice, and that responds to social demands.read more

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