CLIMATE CHANGE: Save the Planet from Capitalism

Message from Evo Morales to the countries taking part in the UN Climate Change Conference in Poznan, Poland Sisters and brothers: Today, our Mother Earth is ill. From the beginning of the 21st century we have lived the hottest years of the last thousand years. Global warming is generating abrupt changes in the weather: the retreat of glaciers and the decrease of the polar ice caps; increasing sea levels and the flooding of coastal areas, where approximately 60% of the world population live; the increase in the processes of desertification and the decrease of fresh water sources; a higher frequency of natural disasters that the communities of the earth suffer; the extinction of animal and plant species;1 and the spread of diseases in areas that before were free from those diseases. read more