Climate Justice: More ‘hot air’ from Heads of States as Climate Summit opens

IBON International Updates #7 (Paris, France, December 1, 2015) – Over 130 Heads of State have arrived in Paris in an attempt to sign a new global agreement, amidst high expectations of people all around the world for… Read More

WATCH: Global Alliance Against REDD and for Life United Nations Press Conference

Representatives from the Global Alliance Against REDD and for Life and the Indigenous Environmental Network (IEN) held a press conference denouncing the REDD (Reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation) climate scheme at the COP21 climate conference in Paris,… Read More

Paris Talks, Paris Myths

Photo by Orin Langelle The program “Democracy Now,” broadcasting live from Paris for the course of the two-week climate conference, reports: “Protests continue to be banned across France. French President François Hollande condemned protesters … even though ‘Democracy Now’… Read More

Report warns of science-fiction solution being promoted at Paris Climate Conference

The following release and report from Biofuelwatch shows that relying on Bioenergy with Carbon Capture and Storage (BECCS) as a quick-fix climate solution “is nothing more than smoke and mirrors.” The release coincides with the global climate negotiations in Paris…. Read More

ART ACTIVISTS STAGE MASS TAKEOVER OF PARIS ADVERTISING TO CHALLENGE CORPORATE INFLUENCE IN CLIMATE TALKS

As reported by Art Not Oil, “over 600 artworks critiquing the corporate takeover of the COP21 climate talks were installed in advertising spaces across Paris (Nov. 18) – ahead of the United Nations summit.” Amidst the French state of… Read More

Wars, Military and Climate Program Coincides with International Climate Conferences

  The Transnational Institute is helping host a Wars, Military and Climate Program to coincides with the International Climate Conferences ongoing in Paris, France next week. The schedule of events follows below. For more information, visit www.tni.org/en. Themes: Relationship between… Read More

Book Trailer: “The Secure and the Dispossessed”

In this short video, Nick Buxton, co-editor of ‘The Secure and the Dispossessed: How the Military and Corporations are Shaping a Climate-Changed World’, discusses the themes of his new book. The release of this book is timely in light… Read More

WATCH: Eagle Woman Explains How Indigenous Peoples Are Key to Surviving Climate Change

In this video shared by New Internationalist Magazine, an Eagle Woman shares her wisdom after taking part in a healing ceremony outside the Bataclan theatre, led by Indigenous Peoples who are in Paris for the climate summit. She is resisting… Read More

FOR CLIMATE AND SOCIAL JUSTICE, LET US REFUSE THE STATE OF EMERGENCY!

Blockupy International supports movements’ actions in the streets of Paris Following the tragic events of 13 November in Paris and the French government’s decision to set and extend the “state of emergency”, it is now very clear: It is… Read More

Report Release: Extreme Biotech meets Extreme Energy

New report exposes biotech’s big bet to prop up fossil fuels Paris, 24th November 2015 – At the upcoming Climate summit in Paris, some governments and much of civil society will be pushing for an urgent transition away… Read More