Climate Change and indigenous peoples
Indigenous peoples are some of the most affected by climate change. It is therefore extremely important that The Paris Agreement recognizes the rights of indigenous peoples in its preamble and that indigenous communities are included in relevant processes. This page collects some of the most important facts, publications and videos featuring the connection between climate change and indigenous peoples.
Facts about Indigenous Peoples and Climate Change
Statement: Indigenous peoples are a key actor if the world shall succeed in reaching the goal of the Paris Agreement and prevent the devastating effects of the climate change.
Statement: Indigenous peoples are among the most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change due to their close relationship to and dependence on their land, territories and natural resources. At the same time, they are increasingly impacted by climate change actions that are taking place on their lands without their free, prior and informed consent.
Publications about Indigenous Peoples and Climate Change
Videos about Indigenous Peoples and Climate Change
Indigenous Views: Climate Change (English)