COP 25, this year’s United Nations Climate Change Conference, was scheduled in Madrid from December 2-13. It went into overtime and didn’t end until two days later on December 15. Simon Chambers, today’s rabble radio guest, was at COP 25 in his capacity as communications director for the ACT Alliance.

The ACT Alliance is a global organization of more than 145 churches and related organizations working together in over 120 countries. The organization’s mandate is to create positive and sustainable change in the lives of poor and marginalized people. It’s an international organization, and Chambers is a Canadian living in Toronto.

He joins Victoria Fenner today to talk about his impressions of this year’s proceedings. They talked about Canada’s performance and also about protest actions which happened because activists were frustrated with the slow pace of change from the official government delegations who were negotiating.

Image: Simon Chambers/ACT Alliance

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