COP18 Doha UN climate talks Dec 1st/2nd

At the mid-point of the 2012 UN climate talks. there’s evidence from Third World Network that key players such as the US are blocking progress. It’s conceivable that the roadshow campaign has achieved more in the past week.

Extract the rights from mother earth

Setbacks for environmental campaigners in Brazil and Alaska illustrate why the idea of earth rights advocated by the Bolivian president, Evo Morales, deserves serious consideration. But last week’s People’s Conference on Climate Change and the Rights of Mother Earth has been widely ignored by western media.