Posts Tagged: climate justice

Will Durban deliver? There is much indecision

The Durban Conference of Parties is over. There may be a signed document to show for the conference, however this document, laying the way for the Durban Platform, merely saved the negotiations. Potentially irreversible and catastrophic climate change is still

Will Durban deliver? There is much indecision

The Durban Conference of Parties is over. There may be a signed document to show for the conference, however this document, laying the way for the Durban Platform, merely saved the negotiations. Potentially irreversible and catastrophic climate change is still

Durban: Is unanimity necessary?

The annual COP17 climate change conference in Durban has begun. Between 28 November and 9 December, representatives from governments across the world, international organisations and civil society will gather together in Durban to debate and advance the Kyoto Protocol, the

Durban: Is unanimity necessary?

The annual COP17 climate change conference in Durban has begun. Between 28 November and 9 December, representatives from governments across the world, international organisations and civil society will gather together in Durban to debate and advance the Kyoto Protocol, the

Neo-liberal growth-based economics: Bad for the climate, great for inequality?

In QCEA’s recent discussion paper, “Sustainable Growth or Growth vs. Sustainability – Examining the relationships between resource use, climate emissions and economic growth”, the purpose of economic growth is questioned. One of the core assumptions of the neo-liberal free market

Neo-liberal growth-based economics: Bad for the climate, great for inequality?

In QCEA’s recent discussion paper, “Sustainable Growth or Growth vs. Sustainability – Examining the relationships between resource use, climate emissions and economic growth”, the purpose of economic growth is questioned. One of the core assumptions of the neo-liberal free market

Climate Justice Testimony

This is my Climate Justice Testimony from the Climate Justice demonstration in Brussels, November 28th, 2010, prior to the United Nations Climate Change Conference Cancun – COP 16. The European Commission ran a public consultation on the Roadmap for a

Climate Justice Testimony

This is my Climate Justice Testimony from the Climate Justice demonstration in Brussels, November 28th, 2010, prior to the United Nations Climate Change Conference Cancun – COP 16. The European Commission ran a public consultation on the Roadmap for a