Impacts Of Climate Change Likely To Undermine Human Rights, Rule Of Law, U.N. Special Rapporteur Says

The Guardian: ‘Climate apartheid’: U.N. expert says human rights may not survive
“The world is increasingly at risk of ‘climate apartheid,’ where the rich pay to escape heat and hunger caused by the escalating climate crisis while the rest of the world suffers, a report from a U.N. human rights expert has said. Philip Alston, U.N. special rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, said the impacts of global heating are likely to undermine not only basic rights to life, water, food, and housing for hundreds of millions of people, but also democracy and the rule of law…” (Carrington, 6/25).

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