Climate Change and Human Rights
Learn why climate change is a human rights issue, and how human rights can be used as a tool to combat the climate crisis, with this insightful course from Amnesty International UK.
Who is the course for?
This course is designed for anyone wishing to explore the relationship between climate change and human rights. No expertise is needed
the only requirement is a desire to understand and improve these serious global concerns.
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…
Describe how climate change is a major human rights issue
Explain and express key terms and concepts related to human rights and climate change
Summarise the numerous inequalities of climate change, including its causes and consequences across regions and demographics
Evaluate both the mutual supportiveness and possible tensions between human rights and climate change action
Compare between different types of climate change response measures that protect and promote human rights
Identify human rights-based mechanisms, tools and tactics to shape climate action