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.

IAD 2nd National Conference Call on Immigration 4/13/10

You are invited to participate on the Inter-Alliance Dialogue’s Second National Conference Call on Immigration 

When: Tuesday, April  from 2 to 4 pm Eastern Time (1 - 3 pm Central / 12 - 2 pm Mountain / 11 – 1 pm Pacific)

Where/How: The conference call information for those who wish to participate in English is: Conference Dial-in Number: (218) 339-4300, Participant Access Code: 1095522# 

Arctic Summit Told to Leave it in the Ground

The Indigenous Environmental Network, the Council of Canadians, and the Alaska based REDOIL Network have issued an open letter (link below) calling for an international moratorium on all new exploration for fossil fuel resources in the Arctic region. The letter is directed at the Foreign Ministers of Canada, Norway, Denmark, Russia and the United States who will be present at the Arctic Summit in Chelsea, Québec, March 29, 2010.