Climate Justice Conference
November 12, 2011 12:00Tagged as: environmentalism migration social_struggles solidarity
INSTITUTE OF EDUCATION (near SOAS)
Russel Square Tube. Map here
Climate change is being increasingly dismissed as a marginal concern compared to the debt crisis, the economy, and the drive for ‘growth’. Even as we see ever more people around the world, as each year passes, suffering from mounting numbers of weather related disasters, and increasingly degraded environments. With the prediction from the scientists that it will get much worse…
Come to discuss the varied and escalating impacts of climate change around the world, the reasons we are failing to get to grips with the high emissions and high-consuming lifestyles of the few that are causing this, the flawed systems that are making things worse, the corrupting influence of corporate power, the false solutions, and more..
Get informed and psyched up before you STAND UP FOR CLIMATE JUSTICE with us midway through the Durban Climate Talks on Saturday 3rd December
With Rehad Desai, film-maker and activist from South Africa, who will talk about climate justice issues there and the South African mobilisation for COP 17, Murad Qureshi, GLA member, Labour, Bangadeshi Community, Dr Daanish Mustafa Lecturer on Geography at Kings College, Herbert Mwalukomo ex of Concern Universal and the Wildlife and Environment Society of Malawi, Ichin Cheng, Research Director Sustainable Innovation Lab, Polly Higgins to speak on “Ecocide”, Jutta Kill Carbon trading and Climate Campaigner from Fern and speakers from Biofuelwatch, Action Aid, Platform, CCC Trade union group ….and more tba…
12.00 – 1.00 pm Opening plenary.
1.00 – 2.00 pm Regional workshops ( South Asia, Southern Africa, South America etc.. )
2.00 – 3.00 pm Break and fringe workshops
3.00 - 4.00 pm Thematic workshops ( Biofuels, food and water, climate finance etc…)
4.00 – 5.00pm Closing plenary
Film showings from the Native Spirit Foundation
Food and bar.
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