As the pressure on natural resources grows across the world, grassroots environment rights defenders are increasingly under fire — on average two people are killed every week defending their land and environment.
Tom BK Goldtooth, GGJ delegate, and Executive Director of the Indigenous Environmental Network was a presenter on the thematic topic on Item III. Social Participation in Decision Making. This was part of the Mesa process on the second day of the historical International Preparatory Meeting for the Social PreCOP on Climate Change, Isle of Margarita, Venezuela. The description of this thematic topic was: Adequate and effective participation of social movements in the decision making process to face the climate crisis.
After Durban: Climate Activists Target Corporate Power After another disappointing round of UN negotiations, climate justice activists have a new strategy. by Madeline Ostrander posted Dec 13, 2011
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This statement was created by a number of climate justice and environmental justice groups and networks that were present in Dakar for the World Social Forum. It reflects the unity that was achieved among the groups as part of the climate justice track there. It's being used as a guide for the organizing that is rolling out from here to Durban to Rio.
This past June 20-21st I had the honor of traveling to Mexico City, Mexico representing GGJ at the “International Symposium on the Climate Crisis: from Cancun to Durban and Rio + 20” organized by RMALC (Red Mexicana de Accion Frente al Libre Comercio), Mexican Action Network Against Free Trade and UAM (Universidad Autonoma de Mexico).
Justicia Climática: ¡Aquí se puede!
Una Concurrencia del Movimiento para el Día de la Tierra
Perspectivas Nacionales Estratégicas en el Movimiento de Justicia Climática
Abril 22, 2011 6-8:30PM
CARECEN 2845 West 7th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90005
Climate Justice: Aquí Se Puede!
A Movement Gathering for Earth Day
"We all know the Olympics are about more than fun and games but we need your action to help get the facts heard! The Olympics industry tries to promote that the 2010 Winter Games a re making a positive contribution for our ‘social, economic, and environmental benefit’, but in reality the Olympic Industry causes large-scale environmental destruction and negative social impacts - as do many of its corporate sponsors.
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US Affected People of Color Urge Obama to be a Champion in Climate Negotiations
Affected Communities Deliver Letter to US Embassy Demanding Real Solutions to Climate Crisis
When: Thursday December 17, 2009
12 noon, Copenhagen time
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Members of the Grassroots Global Justice Alliance Call for Climate Justice