Last week, in the heart of the Andes Mountains, some 30,000 people from more than 140 countries and representatives from forty eight governments came together to work to produce concrete documents and proposals on 17 different themes related to the single most important issue of our lifetime – the climate crisis.
Bolivia’s president says developing nations must not be shut out of international negotiations for combating the greatest environmental issue of our time.
April 23, 2010|Evo Morales Opinion published in the LA Times
When I arrived at the United Nations climate summit in Copenhagen in late last year, the first thing that struck me were environmental activists braving the freezing weather to voice their disappointment at being locked
PLANET OR DEATH, PACHAMAMA OR DEATH
21 april 2010Movements, networks and social organizations gathered at the Assembly of Social Movements held in Cochabamba, in the framework of the World People's Conference on Climate Change, welcome the initiative of President Evo Morales Ayma and respond to the global call to confront the commodification and privatization of common goods and the climate change debate itself.We consider that the issue of climate change is important along with other manifestations of the global systemic crisis.
By Redaction AHORA / email@example.com / Wednesday, 21 April 2010 07:45
The Summit on Climate Change currently underway in the Bolivian city of Cochabamba is a ray of light and hope for those concerned with the environmental situation on the planet. It is also an alternative to the meeting that took place in Copenhagen, where rich countries conspired to come up with an agreement that exempts them of any responsibility regarding the climate world situation.
Quixote Center staff are participating in the "World Peoples Conference on Climate Change and the Rights of Mother Earth" in Cochabamba Bolivia this week. The Conference is a response to the derailment of climate change negotiations by the industrialized countries in Copenhagen in December, 2009, placing the future of our planet at risk.
This is a story that from today’s Guardian newspaper:
In response to the derailment of Climate Change talks in Copenhagen, Bolivia has called for a Peoples’ World Conference on Climate Change and Mother Earth’s Rights. In April, Quixote Center staff will attend the Conference in Cochabamba which will generate proposals for the next round of negotiations in Mexico. Visit our website for reports from the conference.