Starting Monday April 19 to 22 watch for our coverage of The World People's Conference on Climate Change and the Rights of Mother Earth, from Cochabamba, Bolivia. Following on the heels of the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 15) that took place in Copenhagen, Denmark in December, The People's Conference aims to be a grassroots response to COP15.
Unlike Copenhagen, The People's Conference agenda is based on effective and just solutions to the climate crisis. Alongside an open invitation to social movements, civil society and environmental organizations, academics and scientists, all 192 governments in the UN have been invited to attend and encouraged to listen to the voices of civil society.
Follow rabble's bloggers: Ben Powless, Velcrow Ripper, campaigners from the Council of Canadians and bloggers from the U.S. Media Consortium, who will be bringing you updates from these diverse voices, the action and round ups of alternative media coverage. Also look for special reports from Maude Barlow, and from Diana Bronson.
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