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11/12/15
Climate Games teams have been swarming all over Paris throughout the two weeks of COP21 and actions sprouting up around the world. And this gorgeous wave of disobedience will surge on D12 when we will draw red lines with our disobedient bodies in a mass action in Paris and beyond.
 
A hundred actions so far!
11/12/15
Author: 
Renee Lewis

The Paris climate treaty being hammered out by nearly 200 nations risks overlooking the rights and sustainable environments of indigenous peoples, indigenous representatives at the COP21 conference said on Thursday.

11/12/15

The hunt for a climate deal is going into overtime. The French foreign minister, who is leading the talks, pushed back the deadline to Saturday after another round of all-night talks at the United Nations Conference on Climate Change. 

11/12/15
Author: 
Justin Gillis

LE BOURGET, France – Scientists who are closely monitoring the climate negotiations said on Friday that the emerging agreement, and the national pledges incorporated into it, are still far too weak to ensure that humanity will avoid dangerous levels of climate change.

11/12/15
Author: 
Sewell Chan and Melissa Eddy

LE BOURGET, France — More than 40,000 people are attending the climate talks, including scientists, activists, people living on the front lines of global warming and the negotiators for the 195 nations represented. One group is noticeably missing, however: Republicans.

11/12/15
Author: 
Adriana Swain

As the 2015 UN climate talks in Paris enter their final days, a new campaign for energy democracy is launching this week across the channel. Switched On London is a new grassroots initiative that aims to put publicly-owned renewable energy on the political map for London in 2016.

11/12/15
Author: 
G. Ananthakrishnan

The issue of differentiation under the Article on Purpose remains within brackets, indicating that it awaits discussion and finalisation.

A ‘Draft Paris Outcome’ providing the final base text for the 195 countries of the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change to craft the Paris agreement was released on Wednesday evening. It contains a provision for a progress review of the agreement that could be either in 2023 or 2024.

11/12/15

After over 20 years of international climate change negotiations, talks continue to move further away from identifying the root causes of the climate crisis. These short, sharp articles highlight years of struggle, passion and commitment towards environmental, social and climate justice. The writings found in this booklet are contributions from committed activists, researchers, scholars, feminists and thinkers who participate with wide networks of dynamic peoples and groups. They continue to push the limits in the quest towards global justice.

11/12/15
Author: 
Almuth Ernsting

UN climate conferences provide a platform for advocating real solutions to the climate crisis - but also for selling and promoting false ones.

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