European ECO Forum Statement to the Sixth Meeting of the Parties to the Aarhus Convention and to the Third Meeting of the Parties to the Protocol on Pollutant Release and Transfer Registers (Budva/Montenegro, September 11 - 15, 2017)
Since the Aarhus Convention was adopted in 1998, the environmental crisis has continued and deepened. While progress has been made in tackling some specific environmental problems, the overall impact of human activity continues to take us inexorably towards passing a point of no return in relation to climate change, biodiversity loss and soil degradation, to mention a few. In other words, we, human society, are not winning the battle to save the environment.
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