2015 – Open letter to CDM board to implement UN obligations to respect human rights

9 October 2015 “We, the undersigned, comprised of 98 networks, organizations and concerned citizens including Members of the European Parliament, from 36 countries, urge you to adopt the recommendations presented to you in the UNFCCC Secretariat’s “Concept Note: Improving stakeholder consultation processes”as a critical step towards operationalizing human rights in climate action. The need for …

2013 – Open letter to Environment Ministers and delegates of UNFCCC Parties at COP19

11 November 2013 “The IPCC´s new report confirms the daunting challenge we face. Without dramatic action now, we will see severe impacts on the lands and waters we all depend upon for survival. 19 years ago the UN’s climate change convention was adopted with the goal to stabilise greenhouse gases. Every additional tonne of CO2 that is emitted …

2011 – Open Letter to COP Presidency: CDM Coal Power Projects Undermine Efforts of UNFCCC Process at COP17

6 December 2011 “Recognising the urgency of the climate crisis, the signatories to this letter wish to express their deep concern regarding coal power projects in the clean development mechanism. These projects receive millions of Euros of scarce climate finance while locking-in billions of tons of CO2 and causing severe human health and ecosystems damage. …