climate & exploitation: a short (simple &...
PART I. REDD/REDD+ (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation & Forest Degradation) is a market mechanism to try and maintain current forest levels so they can absorb carbon emissions, and consequently, slow global warming. It is a complicated policy that I do not fully understand. Unfortunately for me, it’s a critical policy and eliminating it is a crux of the alternative movement. A panel...
Evo Morales is speaking at the Via Campesina encampment at 3pm today!–
My people: Portland Central America Solidarity... →
Democracy Now coverage of the Mexico City march →
starts at 8:25
I haven´t had a chance to listen to this yet, but...
la viva caravan!
200 people on three large buses driving across the west of mexico over the past three days. Each day we stop three or more times to visit with the local community about their experiences with climate justice - actually more of their experiences with environmental destruction at the hands of transnationals corporations and the governments that are complicite in the oppression. Their stories...
Tonight - arrived in Guadalajara. Rode in a Jeep to El Salto (the waterfall,...
Is it wrong? I am almost embarrassed to admit this - I am a little bit of a climate skeptic. I mean, I believe that it is possible and that surely capitalism is at the bottom of this impossible heap. But deep down I want to stand up and ask, “Well, what about what the skeptics have to say? What is to say that we won’t adapt, that this isn’t a natural course of history? Who can be...
REDD: Reaping Profits from Evictions, land grabs,... →
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What is happening here?
On Saturday, November 27th, I am flying to Guadalajara, Mexico to get on a bus with 40 people I don’t know. This is what I do for fun. Sunday, November 28th is the first day of a delegation through Via Campesina to teach U.S. organizers who don’t know the first thing about climate change — that would be me — the on-the-ground stories of how people in developing nations...
Climate Justice Coalition PDX →