The Effects of Climate Change on the Full Enjoyment of Human Rights

Author: 
OFFICE OF THE UNITED NATIONS HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS
Publisher: 
OFFICE OF THE UNITED NATIONS HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS
Type of Publication: 
Status: 
Free
Language of Publication: 
English
Year of Publication: 
2015

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This paper is provided to the Climate Vulnerable Forum in response to the invitation of its chair, the Philippines, to provide input on the potential implications for human rights endangerment of the current 2.0° C goal, and the difference between a 2.0° goal and a 1.5° C goal with respect to outcomes for human rights.