Tag: climate summit
Indigenous leaders and environmentalists blasted the United Nations for marginalizing civil society groups over two weeks of negotiations at the climate summit, while welcoming polluters.
The meeting was condemned by grassroots environmental activists.
"It's most importantly a snub to the young people pleading for action on climate change."
The youth, indigenous, and climate and environmental justice groups gathered that morning were largely excluded from official programming. So, they created their own.
Protesters disrupted Bloomberg’s speech at the summit’s main plenary.
“It makes sense to frack.”
At “Innovate4Climate,” the people destroying the planet gather to congratulate themselves on their climate efforts.
Best-selling author Naomi Klein examines how the 2008 economic crisis and bank bailouts continue to shape political momentum to tackle climate change; Obama’s attempt to be a climate leader at the COP 21 meeting in Paris; and the potential for new Canada’s new Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.