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Is the UN Promoting Environmental Apartheid? News from the Durban Climate Talks and Why You Should Care

Posted by in Community Rights on 14th December, 2011 | No Comments

durban stand strongWhy should anyone pay attention to what happened at the UN climate talks? The failure of international leaders to come to agreement in Durban South Africa sounds like business as usual, and it is—but make no mistake: officially choosing inaction now is a guaranteed death sentence for millions of people and ecosystems. If the lesson of Durban is that climate change is symptom, and not the problem, this may be our game-changing call to action.
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Global Day of Action: Take a Stand for Climate Justice and Rights of Nature

Posted by in Featured, World News & Events on 2nd December, 2011 | 1 Comment

oil-in-the-soilStand with fellow activists from around the world Saturday, December 3rd during the Global Day of Action for people and planet. While the official United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 17) is taking place in Durban, South Africa, thousands of people are taking action locally on Saturday, creating 1000s of Durbans, and thousands more are marching on the streets of Durban to demonstrate the people’s […]
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