What is Amnesty’s position on decarbonizing our economy, protecting human rights in the face of climate change, and the roles and responsibilities of governments and companies?
If this is something you are curious about, you should definitely check out Amnesty’s new climate policy briefing Stop burning our rights! What governments and corporations must do to protect humanity from the climate crisis.
Stop burning our rights! highlights the importance of adopting a human rights lens to tackle the climate crisis and illustrates how climate change adversely affects the enjoyment of human rights and worsens inequality and discrimination. It also shows how human rights law can help hold governments and companies to account.
The full policy briefing is available here.
The executive summary is available here.
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