Global Declaration for Climate Justice
Climate change resulting from industrial business and pollution as usual threatens both the future of humanity and the living world. We reject this path of mutual self-destruction. We pledge to support both personal and political actions that reduce total human related green house gas emissions to completely sustainable levels by 2050. Action must be global and encompass energy, agriculture, forestry, and industry.
A global solution must include transfer of technology and resources from rich to poor to facilitate global sustainability. The continued exploitation of natural capital and of people is the path to ruin. An energy resolution is needed to secure economic and environmental justice. All people, in all places, and in all seasons, are entitled to an adequate supply of energy that is safe, affordable, and sustainable. This is a human right.
global biodiversity and the environment is inseparable from
overcoming poverty and social injustice. Global sustainability must
be built upon a foundation of peace and climate justice where
economic growth means ecological improvement and human well being. The choice for the 21st century is between either ecological catastrophe or global sustainability. We choose
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