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  • Burning the Planet, One Climate COP at a time

    For the third year in a row, a typhoon wreaked havoc on the Philippines during a Conference of Parties (COP) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). In 2012, during the UNFCCC COP 18 in Doha, Qatar, Typhoon Bopha, the strongest ever to hit Mindanao, the southern area of the Philippines, left […]
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  • Climate Change: not just any action will do

    On Sunday, hundreds of thousands gathered in New York for one of the biggest marches against climate change. The occasion is the Climate Summit convened by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, the theme of which is "take action." But does that action actually include measures that could do further harm to the planet?
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World Social Forum 2015 underway

Just one week on from the terrorist attack on the Bardo museum, Tunis is welcoming people from all corners of the world, to the World Social Forum 2015. United in their support for freedom, equality, peace, democracy and social and environmental justice, thousands of participants demonstrated their support for the Tunisian people and victims of terrorism outside the Bardo museum on 24 March. Find out more about the hundreds of different workshops, convergences and assemblies underway in Tunisia from 25-28 March at FSM2015.org.

You can also find out about the debates and strategy discussions hosted by civil society organisations calling for ‘System Change not Climate Change’ under the banner of the ‘Climate Space’. These include events on the following themes:

– Dismantle Corporate Power and Stop Impunity: Reclaiming People’s Sovereignty

– Keep Fossil Fuels Underground

– Trading the Climate: the Threat of Free Trade Agreements and the WTO

– Gender, Climate and Just Transition

– Cheating Mother Earth: Geoengineering, Destructive Bioenergy and Other False Solutions to Climate Change

– The Impacts of Unsustainable Livestock Production

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