As the climate crisis increases due to the UNFCCC historic failure to meet its objectives and the threat to our lives increases, access rights should not decrease. Environmental matters are best handled with broad and inclusive public participation.
At COP25, Sustentabilidad Sin Fronteras supported by La Ruta del Clima will hold the parallel event Climate Emergency: The role of youth in social and political influence.
La Ruta del Clima recently spoke with Jesse Worker, an Associate at the World Resources Institute. Worker focuses on issues of climate governance, including rights-based approaches, institutional coordination, and the political economy of policymaking and implementation.
This year’s PreCOP meeting took place during the second week of October at the National Convention Center in Heredia, Costa Rica, with country delegates from over 90 different countries working to find common ground on key issues ahead of the Santiago Climate Change Conference (COP25) in Chile.
PreCOP: ENSURING HUMAN RIGHTS-BASED CLIMATE ACTION THROUGH PUBLIC PARTICIPATION AND THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE ESCAZÚ AGREEMENT
Ensuring effective public participation in environmental decisions enhances the effectiveness and legitimacy of the decision-making process while guaranteeing that policies respect and promote human rights. The implementation of the Paris Agreement offers several opportunities to implement effectively this principle.
It is time to #ActforAmazonas and prevents a doomsday “dieback” scenario from taking place. Is our human right to protect the climate and have a healthy environment.
El 12 de agosto quedó declarado por la ONU como el Día Internacional de la Juventud. Los y las jóvenes son excluidos de los espacios de la toma de decisiones en general.
Greta Thunberg: “You are not mature enough to tell it like it is.” #FridaysforFuture JovenesJóvenes lideran protestas climáticas
Public Participation a climate action pillar #Video of COP24 SideEvent Climate Change Conference in Katowice, Poland 2018.