ATD international in the Climate Change debate

During the first two weeks of December, people from all over the world will gather in Lima Peru for the most recent round of negotiations for a global treaty on Climate Change.

If governments fail to combat climate change with people living in poverty, it is very likely that response measures will work against these vulnerable communities. We cannot ignore the problem and their plight.

The problems created by climate change are impacting all countries, particularly people living in poverty within those countries. Thus as Parties move into the final stages of negotiations for the new climate agreement, ATD will continue to work to ensure that agreements take into account the most vulnerable communities, particularly those living in poverty in all countries.

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