The third International Tribunal for the Rights of Nature took place in Paris in parallel to the UN climate talks.
A declaration to be launched during the UN climate negotiations aims to draw attention to the need to keep fossil fuels in the ground and unburned, while supporting a just transition toward a clean energy future. The declaration recognizes that “the extraction, transportation and consumption of fossil fuels has caused severe damage to the earth, air, water, and all forms of life; and is the number one contributor to climate change and massive species extinction.
By Carbon Trade Watch.
Join us in the Peoples Mobilisation to dismantle the Architecture of Impunity and the Corporate Capture of the United Nations Conference on Climate at the “Paris 2015” - COP21! 29 November – 12 December 2015, Paris
For decades, governments and intergovernmental agencies like the UN or the World Bank have been busy finding ways to allow the flow of large investments and projects to go on – no matter the consequences. Despite fossil fuels being the main cause of climate change, we see oil, coal and gas companies expanding extraction activities. Despite land clearance for industrial agriculture being one of the main causes of deforestation, we see agribusinesses increasing tree and crop monocultures.
By Oilwatch. The purpose of this document is to present the commitments and efforts that peoples, nationalities, and communities have undertaken against the extraction of oil, gas, or coal as a contribution toward avoiding climate disaster.
Due to the UN climate negotiations -COP20- and the Peoples' Summit on Climate Change, held in Lima, Peru, in December 2014, over 100 organizations and social movements made a Call to Action to strongly and collectively reject REDD+ and the 'environmental services' - towards the COP21 in Paris, France, in December 2015.
The 21st Conference of Parties of the Convention about the issue of Climate Changes will take place in Paris, France, between 30 November and 11 December. In this section we have put together some materials about the false solutions that until now have been proposed by these Conferences, for example REDD