Participation is a Right

Proteger el derecho a participar en los procesos de gobernanza climática es fundamental para obtener
resultados a nivel nacional, regional e internacional que reflejen los intereses de los defensores ambientales, las
Organizaciones de Sociedad Civil (OSC) y las comunidades en primera línea3

Pedro Castillo's Climate Challenge

Although climate did not play much of a role in his campaign, Castillo recently pledged to uphold Peru’s commitments to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 30 to 40 percent by 2030 and achieve carbon neutrality by 2050.

Voices from El Salvador on Human Rights and Climate

El Salvador has been under the spotlight in recent months, with President Nayib Bukele sparking international outcry over his aggressive response to the COVID-19 pandemic and numerous attempts to subvert democracy. Bukele has shown a disdain for human rights, jailing thousands for violating quarantine orders and implementing a brutal lockdown in the nation’s overcrowded prisons. […]

Bolsonaro is Unfit to Lead on COVID-19 and Climate

Bolsonaro’s alarming response to the COVID-19 pandemic in many ways parallels the ultra-right leader’s handling of the climate crisis. By refusing to listen to experts in the scientific community and take aggressive action to mitigate the impact, as well as his prioritizing short-term economic growth over everything else, he has proven himself unfit to lead.

Side Event: Climate Emergency and youth

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.

Statement for the UNFCCC, COP25 and the Government of Spain

There is a total absence of empathy and recognition towards the efforts, time and resources already invested by NGOs, local and regional, youth, women and workers’ groups, to create openings and devise strategies to make the international community aware of the socio-environmental realities of climate change in Chile and Latin America.