Thursday, December 15, 2011

climate december 2011

The COP-17 Durban Edition

US student led away by security after heckling the official US Negotiator


I am speaking on behalf of the United States of America because my negotiators cannot.  

... A Borah (Middlebury College) interrupting US Negotiator on 8 Dec to wide applause from the crowd

Todd D. Stern, the Obama administration's special envoy was put on the defensive by a narrative developing here that the United States opposed any further action to address global climate disruption until after 2020.

... J Broder in the New York Times, 8 Dec 2011 

We are going backwards here.

... Bobby Peek, Friends of the Earth, Durban 7 Dec 2011

Greenpeace, WWF, Oxfam, and the International Trades Union Congress have adopted a joint position demanding that the U.S. stand aside and let those who are willing to move ahead in saving lives, habitats and economies -- in agreeing to a climate saving deal.  Here in Durban, the U.S. is once again trying to kill off the global climate talks by eviscerating the midsummit draft agreement.  On Saturday, the U.S. axed a whole section of the draft agreement that would have offered real protection to those who are being hardest and fastest hit by global warming.  During the talks the U.S. is fond of insisting that they want to be involved, but at the same time makes derailing demands and announces commitments that barely survive the plane trip home.

... Kumi Naidoo, Greenpeace International, 7 Dec 2011


B McKibben the most important news story DK 12 Dec 11
M Alt in the wake of Durban HP 10 Dec 2011
Leahy looking for a climate champion TV 7 Dec 2011
M Moore the winter of our occupation CD 7 Dec 2011
K Naidoo US obstructionism is hurting climate HP 7 Dec
B Ki-moon l'avenir de la planète est en jeu NObs 6 Dec
D Roberts the brutal logic of climate change Grist 5 Dec 
C Hedges where were you? TD 5 Dec 2011
T Friedman this is a big deal NYT 3 Dec 2011
J Gooddell the big lie in the Durban talks RS 1 Dec 11
D Tutu climate justice PS 30 Nov 2011


Durban beschliesst neuen Klimavertrag 12 Dec 2011
Durban wraps up with modest accomplishments 11 Dec
die klimaretter haben sich verrannt 11 Dec 2011
Durban on the edge 10 Dec 2011
marathon continues, negotiators don't give up 10 Dec 2011
climate conference in chaos 10 Dec 2011
new deal tabled at talks after rebellion 9 Dec 2011
father of climate change: 2C limit is not enough 8 Dec 2011
US college student shames US delegation in Durban 8 Dec 11
US called 'immoral' at UN Climate Conference 7 Dec 2011
J  Inhofe (R) claims Durban talks are being ignored 7 Dec 11
Durban threatens to fail because of money 7 Dec 2011
J Huntsman (R): science 'not enough' for US action 6 Dec 11
thousands protest in Durban for climate justice 3 Dec 11
Holland: wohnen in Ebbe- & Flut-Haeusern 1 Dec 2011
US: "decisions at Durban mean nothing" 1 Dec 2011
US citizens subject to indefinite military detention 1Dec
EU proposes a new Green Fund 30 Nov 2011
the climate Trojan horse to abolish capitalism 27 Nov 11
EU wants a new climate deal for 2015 29 Nov 2011


women's rights leaders accept Nobel Peace Prize 11 Dec
China's path to climate-friendly superpower  7 Dec 11
T Dickinson the GOP's crackpot agenda 7 Dec 2011
German pirates party votes for basic income 3 Dec 2011
Canada may miss $ 7 bill carbon bill by exiting Kyoto 2 Dec
Bhutan has gross happiness product; 40.9%  are happy 2 Dec
climate change threatens food security NObs 1 Dec 11 
F Pearce the triumph of king coal e360 31 Oct 11


Chile glacier melts at record speed 8 Dec 2011
French glaciers have lost quarter of area in 40 yrs 6 Dec
Wale profitieren von neuer Waerme in Arktis 2 Dec 11
German autobahn to be covered with public park 30 Nov
Ocean acidification kills Northwest oysters 21 Nov


three-quarters of climate change is man-made Nature


Klimagerechtigkeit / justice climatique / climate justice

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renta básica universal /
renda básica de cidadania /
allocation universelle /
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