A new market mechanism?

The UN climate talks are hosting a workshop tomorrow on a “new market mechanism” “defined” at the Durban climate conference. Civil society groups released their assessment, expressing concern at the risks such a mechanism might pose to environmental integrity and local communities. It is available here.

What Happened In Durban and What Happens Next

Civil society groups from across the globe have released their ‘assessment’ of where the UN climate talks are as they prepare to resume in Bonn, Germany this week. Read a copy of the short overview of all the issues currently in play at the UN negotiations here.

New Report: Climate Change and African Agriculture

New research reveals Africa will face significantly lower crop yields in the next 10 years as a result of increasing temperatures, threatening the food security of millions. The new report on climate change and African agriculture, published by the African Climate Policy Centre (ACPC), the technical arm of the Climate for Development in Africa (ClimDev [...]

Mexican Women Demand Climate Justice

Mexican civil society groups, led by Mexicanos Contra la Desigualdad (Mexicans Against Inequality) and Comunidad en Movimiento (Community in Movement), held  a People’s Tribunal on Climate Justice on Nov 10 in Mexico City, Mexico. IPS has the full story here.

International Food Soveriengty Day Announced for 5 Dec

La Via Campesina has called on all farmers’ movements and organizations, rural workers, landless people and all the food sovereignty movement to join an international day of mass action on the 5th of December 2011, during the COP 17 civil society mobilization in Durban, South Africa. More information here.

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