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The Missing Delegate at Cancún: Indigenous Peoples

10 Dec, 2010

cross-posted from: National Geographic blog

Forest set-asides are at the heart of the United Nations’ climate negotiations, but a Native American restoration specialist says it will get the wrong people out of the woods.

As nearly 200 delegates gather at the Conference of the Parties in Cancun, Mexico, writer Dennis Martinez points out that Indigenous peoples and their advocates have no official seat among nations, and yet have experienced the worst impacts of climate change. To solve the problem, delegates of the …

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Intervention on CDM

6 Dec, 2010

Intervention on CDM in the CMP, by Fiu Elisara Delivered at the CMP plenary at the UNFCCC COP16 in Cancun, Mexico December 1, 2010   Fellow humans,   Much of…

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CJN! Intervention at SBI

Climate Justice Now Intervention at the Subsidiary Body for Implementation (SBI), at item 8, on technology transfer Delivered by Silvia Ribeiro, ETC Group — Thank you Chair.  I will speak…

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Climate Justice Research on REDD & REDD+

Dartmouth College Climate Justice Research Project CLIMATE JUSTICE RESEARCH PROJECT SCHOLARLY NOTE REDD & REDD+1 Agreement between Parties on supporting Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation (REDD) projects is often…

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Biofuels – a Failure for Africa

3 Dec, 2010

photo via Gaia Foundation website PRESS RELEASE- Thursday 2 December 2010 African Biodiversity Network, The Gaia Foundation Biofuels are failing Africa, in contrast to the many promises that fuelled their…

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Biofuelwatch in Cancun

Massively increasing demand for “biomass” is resulting in land grabs and expansion of destructive industrial monocultures at the expense of forests, biodiversity and food production.  Deepak Rughani and Rachel Smolker…

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Forest and Indigenous Groups Reject Cancún Forest Deal

26 Nov, 2010

Joint Press Release from Global Forest Coalition and Indigenous Environmental Network  26 November, 2010                                    Forest and Indigenous Groups Reject Cancún Forest Deal REDD Will Violate Rights, Accelerate Emissions, Groups Warn…

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