Ocultar el mensaje

¡Hola! Bienvenido/a al Centro de Información.

Esperamos que encuentre útiles nuestras herramientas y recursos de acceso gratuito. ¿Sabías que también trabajamos directamente con actividades en comunidades, ofreciéndoles capacidades y recursos para documentar las violaciones de derechos humanos por las empresas y comunicarse efectivamente con ellas?

Esto sólo es posible gracias a los donativos que generosamente recibimos de gente como usted.

Por favor considere apoyar nuestro trabajo.

Muchas gracias,
Phil Bloomer, Director Ejecutivo

Apóyanos ahora Ocultar el mensaje

Germany: Constitutional complaint filed against Govt. for putting human rights at risk over insufficient climate action

Autor(a): Benjamin Wehrmann, Clean Energy Wire, Publicado en: 7 December 2018

"NGOs and citizens file lawsuit with Germany’s highest court to enforce climate protection", 23 Nov 2018

A group of German citizens and NGOs has filed a lawsuit with the country’s constitutional court to oblige the government to pursue a more rigorous climate policy to “protect [the individuals’] right to life, physical integrity, and free development, as well as their property rights”... “It’s unclear whether the lawsuit will be accepted, but it will certainly have an effect” by creating publicity... The claimants include [...] the environmental NGO Friends of the Earth Germany (BUND). They argue that Germany’s government, parliament and council of federal states “have not taken adequate measures to enforce” the 2020 climate target of lowering carbon emissions by 40 percent with respect to 1990 levels and to comply with the goals agreed on in the Paris Climate Agreement...

Lea todo el artículo aquí