We Must Support a Universal Declaration of the Rights of Mother Earth

[Pablo Solón & Cormac Cullinan] For Bolivia, December marked an important and historic step forward in climate change politics. We are of course not referring to Brokenhagen, where we saw the worst of intransigent, undemocratic and cynical tactics from the world’s largest emitters of carbon dioxide. The interesting action happened in a completely unreported event in New York when on 22 December, the UN General Assembly passed a resolution which put the issue of Mother Earth rights as an item on the UN agenda. Sigue leyendo


Climate Headed for Crash Landing

Imagine sending your own daughter on a plane that has only 50% chance of landing. You would never do it. Yet sadly as we gear up for the biggest climate meeting in Copenhagen, this is what many developed countries seem prepared to do to our planet. Sigue leyendo