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.
PLANET OR DEATH, PACHAMAMA OR DEATH
Letter of the Assembly of Social Movements at the World People's Conference on Climate Change and the Rights of Mother Earth
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
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.