Friends of the Earth International marks December 10 – the international day for human rights – by reflecting on the sacrifices and victories of environmental activists around the world. Human rights abuses perpetrated against environmental activists have gained more and more attention in recent times.
On the last day of the COP 18 UN climate talks, European youth gathered in Brussels have drafted this open letter to Connie Hedegaard, the EU commissioner for climate action. Please read the letter we have sent to her, and forward it far and wide.
Youth groups in solidarity with developing countries at climate talks: Young Friends of the Earth Europe
December 5 – DOHA, Qatar – Today, youth groups issued a strong demand to governments across the world at the UN climate conference.