Category Archives: False solutions

Social movements united in defiance of false solutions being negotiated at Paris COP

10th December, Paris: Representatives of social movements, grassroots and community groups, and environmental campaigning organisations, between them representing millions of people across the globe, have come together today to denounce the failure of the climate negotiations in Paris. At a

Social movements united in defiance of false solutions being negotiated at Paris COP

10th December, Paris: Representatives of social movements, grassroots and community groups, and environmental campaigning organisations, between them representing millions of people across the globe, have come together today to denounce the failure of the climate negotiations in Paris. At a

The coming tragedy of Paris: A disastrous climate deal that will see the planet burn

By: Mary Louise Malig* Like reading the ancient Greek tragedy of Homer, we are at the pages of the Iliad where we can see what hell ahead shall befall Troy. We are now in that exact moment, seeing in the

The coming tragedy of Paris: A disastrous climate deal that will see the planet burn

By: Mary Louise Malig* Like reading the ancient Greek tragedy of Homer, we are at the pages of the Iliad where we can see what hell ahead shall befall Troy. We are now in that exact moment, seeing in the

Fight for System Change Now! Why we need to build alternatives and dismantle a process that will lock us into another decade of burning the planet

[September 2015, Climate Space Statement, Español, Français] Download the PDF here Today, just few months before the 21st Conference of Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC COP21) in Paris in December 2015, we see with

Fight for System Change Now! Why we need to build alternatives and dismantle a process that will lock us into another decade of burning the planet

[September 2015, Climate Space Statement, Español, Français] Download the PDF here Today, just few months before the 21st Conference of Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC COP21) in Paris in December 2015, we see with

Burning the Planet, One Climate COP at a time

December 13, 2014 by Mary Louise Malig globalforest For the third year in a row, a typhoon wreaked havoc on the Philippines during a Conference of Parties (COP) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). In 2012, during

Burning the Planet, One Climate COP at a time

December 13, 2014 by Mary Louise Malig globalforest For the third year in a row, a typhoon wreaked havoc on the Philippines during a Conference of Parties (COP) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). In 2012, during

How Did Leaders Respond to the People’s Climate March?

By Pablo Solon, 26 September 2014 About 400,000 people went to the streets on September 21st to ask for real actions to address climate change. It was the greatest climate march in history. The UN Climate Summit organized by Secretary General

How Did Leaders Respond to the People’s Climate March?

By Pablo Solon, 26 September 2014 About 400,000 people went to the streets on September 21st to ask for real actions to address climate change. It was the greatest climate march in history. The UN Climate Summit organized by Secretary General

Climate Change: Not Just Any Action Will Do

By Josie Riffaud, Tony Clarke and Pablo Solon 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

Climate Change: Not Just Any Action Will Do

By Josie Riffaud, Tony Clarke and Pablo Solon 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