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Confused Climate Solutions (CCS)

6 Dec, 2011

Durban, South Africa – If ordinary people are struggling to understand what is going on in the COP17 Climate Change negotiations in Durban, they should not feel too bad as they can take comfort in knowing that they are certainly not alone. To date the climate change solution ideas produced by the UNFCCC meetings have had little success, and this trend seems set to continue. There has been much effort spent trying to implement convoluted schemes to offset carbon emissions from industrialised countries by …

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COP17 for Dummies

2 Dec, 2011

Durban, South Africa – Around 16,000 people have gathered this year at the Convention Center in Durban to discuss around the climate change problematic, or at least, that is what most…

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The Luna talks?

10 Dec, 2010

About REDD, LULUCF and Luna-talks By Simone Lovera, Sobrevivencia-Paraguay and Global Forest Coalition   Of course, when we arrived in Cancun and realized that the meeting venues were called Cancun…

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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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Biofuelwatch in Cancun

3 Dec, 2010

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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