Position paper

Responses to COVID-19 pandemic must not ignore the climate crisis

COVID-19 Climate change mitigation Climate change Global environmental change Human rights

In this public statement, Amnesty International calls on governments to apply maximum efforts to tackle the climate crisis urgently based on their obligations in human rights law. A failure to do so would put the lives and rights or billions of people at risk and would severely limit the ability to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

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