Blog

Head of G77 Addresses NGOs

Head of G77 Addresses NGOs

“A deal that cannot save God, humanity, and nature is not a deal that we should entertain in the first place” — Lumumba Di-Aping, Head of the G77, addressing NGO groups at COP15 Following are notes from Karen Orenstein, FoE US December 11, 2009, Copenhagen Fundamental is issue of 1.5 degrees C and 350 ppm.... Read more »
Climate Justice Activists Demand Chevron Stop Blocking Climate Justice!

Climate Justice Activists Demand Chevron Stop Blocking Climate Justice!

31 Arrested for Interrupting Business as Usual at Chevron Headquarters Protest and Non-Violent Civil Disobedience at Chevron, California’s worst climate polluter, on first day of United Nations climate change negotiations in Copenhagen ACTION VIDEO by Ariel López San Ramon, CA – As Chevron employees arrived to work early this morning, they were met by nearly 100 people who gathered in protest of Chevron’s global destruction of communities, the environment and the global climate. ... Read more »

How to Break the Climate Stalemate Between the Global South and the North | YES! Magazine

Dec 2009: Rich and poor countries are in this together. If either fails to step up, the planet is in trouble. A climate deal must take into account the Global North’s responsibility for nearly 70 percent of greenhouse pollution and the Global South’s need to move out of poverty. The North must cut back sharply on emissions while the South leapfrogs over the industrial age to clean-energy prosperity.