Human Rights Council adopts resolution recognising right to a healthy environment

Date: 22nd October 2021

A cartoon picture of the earth with trees coming sitting on it, all around it. On the earth it says 'save the planet' in white writing.

This recognition means more accountability from governments to ensure we live in a world with a safe and stable climate, a toxic-free environment, with clean air, access to safe water and adequate sanitation, healthy and sustainably produced food and thriving biodiversity and ecosystems.

This is an incredible achievement, advocated by supporters from 75 countries.

Read more about the resolution here.