Limiting global warming is a human rights issue, Phillippines says

Limiting global warming is a human rights issue, Phillippines says

Al Jazeera

Capping global warming at a 1.5 degrees Celsius rise above pre-industrial temperatures by end-of-century is a human rights issue, the Philippines’ climate negotiator said Tuesday in Paris amid increasing calls for the lower cap.The call to limit warming to 1.5 C — instead of the current goal of 2 C (3.6 Fahrenheit) espoused by the United Nations — came one day after Canada joined more than 100 nations in expressing support for the more ambitious limit to be included in the Paris climate treaty…

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