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IEN Action in Cancun Today: Canadian First Nations take creative action to expose Tar Sands as world’s most destructive project

Release Date: 
Thu, 2010-12-02
Contact: Indigenous Environmental Network Clayton Thomas-Muller: + 52 998 108 0758 Melina Laboucan-Massimo: +52 998 108 0748

MEDIA ADVISORY
December 2, 2010

ACUERDO DE LOS PUEBLOS - report on the "Cochabamba Accord"

Final Declaration relies on wisdom of Indigenous Peoples, while upholding their inherent rights

By Brenda Norrell
Censored News
http://www.bsnorrell.blogspot.com/


The Agreement of the Peoples in Spanish:
ACUERDO DE LOS PUEBLOS
Conferencia Mundial de los Pueblos sobre el Cambio Climático y los
Derechos de la Madre Tierra
22 de Abril Cochabamba, Bolivia
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GGJ-IEN hosting Delegation of 22 people to the World People's Conference on Climate Change, Cochabamba April 19-22

With the US and European countries pushing carbon offset trading as a primary “solution” to the climate crisis, social movements are stepping up coordination to oppose this dangerous approach and to make a collective push for stricter binding carbon reductions, reparations for industrial-driven environmental destruction, and a human rights approach to climate policies.

IEN CALL OUT FOR SOLIDARITY ACTIONS AGAINST OLYMPIC AND TAR SANDS GREENWASHING

"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.