Follow updates from the Cancun climate change conference as thousands of activists join world leaders for the final week of talks. Click the links below for rabble.ca's coverage of the Cancun climate summit including news stories, podcasts, blogs, events and more.
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by Brent Patterson
A grim picture is starting to emerge from the early days of the climate talks in Cancun.
by Emma Lui
Canada, along with a small number of powerful countries, is taking active steps to render the Kyoto Protocol meaningless and to ensure that it is not extended beyond 2012.
by Judy Rebick
On Friday Evo Morales lamented the exclusion of the Cochabamba agreement from the Cancun discussions on climate change and called for action from social movements and ALBA governments.
by Sarah Laskow
The most recent round of United Nations-led climate change negotiations began this week in Cancun, and although international expectations are muted this year, the stakes are still high.
by Krystalline Kraus
A call on Indigenous peoples, communities and supporters in the U.S. and Canada to mobilize to reject false market-based distractions and to instead adopt real solutions to climate change.
by Michael M'Gonigle and Louise Takeda
We tinker endlessly inside the operating system of planetary destruction, but we don't even know how to talk about getting outside of it. A solution starts with courage.
The Canadian Youth Delegation will keep you up-to-date on the negotiations, impacts of and solutions to climate change at home and abroad. They'll let you know what you can do to create change locally and globally.
Indigenous Native and First Nations peoples from Canada and the U.S. and allies deploy giant human banner, call for stop to tar sands, at COP 16 in Cancun, Mexico.
Discuss crucial Cancun talks on our babble discussion board.
Join fellow community organizers, activists, groups and neighbourhood participants to discuss what we can do to achieve a stronger and more united movement for Climate Justice in Toronto.
People's Assembly on Climate Justice - Vancouver
This first Vancouver People's Assembly on Climate Justice will begin a series of Assemblies to build a strong and effective Climate Justice movement in the Lower Mainland.
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