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Justicia Climática e Interseccionalidad

* Artículo escrito y compilado por Majandra Rodriguez Acha (fb),una amiga y aliada del Peru. El Artículo fue publicado originalmente en TierrActiva Perú.

Las actividades, acciones y contenidos de TierrActiva Perú se basan en un enfoque de Justicia Climática e Interseccionalidad.

¿Qué es la Interseccionalidad?audre-lorde-portrait

La interseccionalidad se centra en cómo las categorías sociales como el género, la raza, la clase socio-, las habilidades diferentes, la orientación sexual, la religión, y otros ejes de identidad interactúan en múltiples niveles, contribuyendo a la discriminación, exclusión, desigualdad social e injusticia sistémica.

Asumir un enfoque de interseccionalidad busca visibilizar y abordar los diferentes privilegios y opresiones que tod@s tenemos, para construir un movimiento activista más justo, inclusivo y coherente.Como concepto, fue acuñado por Kimberlé Crenshaw en 1989, en el contexto de las luchas afro-feministas en EEUU. Read more…

Climate Change Is a Crisis We Can Only Solve Together

Re-posted from The Nation, written by Naomi Klein

naomi and EIB Two weeks ago, in the secluded but beautiful island of MDI, a number of Earth In Brackets members graduated from College of the Atlantic (COA). The graduation ceremony was great, not only because it was finally sunny (even though it seemed that summer will never arrive to that part of the world), but they also had an amazing commencement speaker: Naomi Klein. They could not have asked for more. Her speech was touching and inspiring, not just appliacable to COA students, but to any engaged activist. Check it out!

 

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No justice in Lima Outcome

Declaración de los grupos miembros de Justicia Climática que participaron en la COP, emitido la ultima noche de las negociaciones en rechazo al resultado de Lima. Versión en español disponible en la segunda parte de este blog. 

No Justice in Lima Outcome (English)

This is the statement prepared by CJ groups inside COP20 and published the last night of negotiations in rejection to the outcome of Lima negotiations.

The world faces a planetary emergency: climate change, caused by a system that puts the pursuit of profit above the needs of people and the limits of nature. It is already devastating millions of people across the planet. Climate science predicts we will soon breach critical tipping points and could be locked in to 4-5°c of warming with catastrophic impacts for us all. Read more…

Reflections from the Social Pre-COP

Guest blog written by Maruška Mileta from Young Friends of the Earth Europe; contributions by the Global Campaign to Demand Climate Justice.

A four day gathering of civil society and social movements (Social Pre-COP) on Margarita Island in Venezuela concluded on November 7th, after having given communities affected by climate change a voice in the run up to December’s UN climate talks in Lima (COP 20). Afrida Alam and Maruška Mileta from the Young Friends of the Earth as well as a Julian Velez, Klever Descarpontriez and Nathan Thanki assisted and participated in this important international gathering of society.

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Before you go (or decide not to go) to the PreCOP in Venezuela, consider this

by Adrian Fernandez Jauregui

About a week ago, I got an email from an European friend who is part of the European Youth Climate Movement. My friend was sharing his frustrations and concerns regarding the views of many Western organisations and media outlets with regards to the upcoming preCOP in Caracas, a big climate gathering organised by the Venezuelan government to bring social movements, NGOs, and government from all over the world to come together free from Read more…