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Posted Friday, 11 December, 2009 - 05:29 by samirtg

PRESS RELEASE OF THE AFRICAN ATTAC NETWORK ON COPENHAGEN COUNCIL

EMERGENCY

LET US SAVE THE PLANET, LET US SAVE AFRICA

No to the commodification of the climate

Another world, social, united and ecological, is possible

Africans still bear in mind the recent floods that have led to the death and displacement of hundreds of thousands of people in several countries of the continent this year. This kind of natural disaster is becoming more and more frequent in Africa which was not the case in the past. Forecasts are not reassuring: climatologists predict virtual climatic catastrophes due to global warming.


Posted Monday, 7 December, 2009 - 06:54 by Admin

No to market based solutions to climate crisis

No to privatization of natural resources

Yes to public policies and regulations for climate justice

Yes to people sovereignty on natural resources and environmental resources 
 

The climate crisis the world now faces is one aspect of a more encompassing crisis affecting the whole planet. As its other aspects, this ecological crisis is deeply rooted in the neoliberal model of production, exchange and consumption :