Film Screening and Panel Discussion: A Darker Shade of Green: How California’s Cap and Trade Fuels Forest Landgrabs
Thursday Sept 13th | 6:30pm Refreshments, 7pm Program
Eric Quezada Center, 518 Valencia St. (near 16th St. BART)
Carbon Market Threatens Communities from Richmond to Mexico
California environmental and environmental justice experts will discuss how California’s emerging carbon market threatens Indigenous Peoples’ rights south of the border and forest conservation and environmental justice here at home. The film “A Darker Shade of Green” and a short NBC news clip, “Is New Green Law Creating More Green for Logging Companies?” will be screened.
Jeff Conant, Director, “Darker Shade of Green: REDD Alert and the Future of Forests”
Alberto Saldamando, Indigenous Rights Lawyer, Indigenous Environmental Network
Mari Rose Taruc, State Organizing Director, Asian Pacific Environmental Network
Brian Nowicki, California Climate Policy Director, Center for Biological Diversity
Co-sponsors: Asian Pacific Environmental Network, Center for Indigenous Rights, Center for Political Education, Friends of the Earth, the Global Justice Ecology Project, the Sierra Club’s Stop Clearcutting Campaign, International Development Exchange and the Indigenous Environmental Network.