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.

BASIC Countries Release Joint Statement Before Durban

On November 1, 2011, in africa, americas, asia, climate debt, equity, global goal, kyoto protocol, mitigation, by Admin

The success of the UN climate conference in Durban in late November will depend on the adoption of the next phase of greenhouse gases emission reductions by developed countries and the completion of the negotiation mandate adopted in Bali, Indonesia in 2007. This was said by Ministers from Brazil, South Africa, India and China (BASIC) [...]

ActionAid Scorecard on Food Insecurity and Climate Change

On October 12, 2011, in adaptation, africa, agriculture, americas, asia, finance, forests, human rights, solutions, by Admin

Based on new research in 28 poor countries, ActionAid’s report On the Brink: Who’s best prepared for a climate and hunger crisis? reveals which poor nations are most prepared for this triple crisis and which are perilously close to the brink. The 10 countries ranked most vulnerable – DRC, Burundi, South Africa, Haiti, Bangladesh, Zambia, [...]

African, Least Developed and Latin American Countries Forge New Alliance

At the UNFCCC negotiations in Panama City, Panama, African, Least Developed Countries (LDCs) and countries of the ALBA alliance in Latin America agreed to work together to ensure that the Durban Climate Conference later this year delivers outcomes that strengthen the climate regime, cut emissions and deliver on climate finance. These countries developed a Statement [...]

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