As climate talks belch hot air, activists are putting their lives on the line
How is it that in a year stuffed with conferences on environment and human development, from climate talks in Paris and on new development goals in New York, those actually trying to save the environment are at best dismissed as enemies of progress, and at worst are being killed at an increasing rate and with almost complete impunity?
Instead of ignoring activists’ existence, or worse having them tried as terrorists, governments should be monitoring and protecting them, as if their own lives depended on it.
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