Food Justice: What’s at Stake in Paris?

guest blog by Doreen Stabinsky, Professor of Global Environmental Politics at College of the Atlantic. Five key fights at the UNFCCC: The build-up to the December Paris climate summit is focusing world attention on the issue of climate change. In the process, there is significant opportunity to raise and highlight justice issues that lie at the intersection of climate change and food – for...

Escuchando sus voces: La Cumbre de los Pueblos

Poderes políticos en las negociaciones de la Conferencia de las Partes tienden a ignorar las demandas de la sociedad civil, la gente, el pueblo, y sus derechos sobre a lo que el cambio climático se refiere. La Cumbre de los Pueblos es un espacio en el que estos grupos marginalizados, que tienden a ser más susceptibles a los impactos climáticos, se juntan para hablar sobre su lucha. Granjeros,...

ADP: the biggest fight at COP20 Lima

by Klever Descarpontriez & Maria Alejandra Escalante(and many friends) Climate change impacts show no patience with the slow pace of progress at the intergovernmental negotiations and the very limited amount of actions being taken to halt global warming. We are already facing the impacts: sea level rise has displaced island communities in Bangladesh, droughts have decreased yields by 50% in...

A robbery and a reflection

by nathan thanki *This is a little something from the start of week 2 in Durban that got sucked into the confusion and only resurfaced now, with some minor edits for clarity.  The Earth in Bracket's team had a rough old time of it this morning. And no, it wasn't from staying up all night letting off some steam at the NGO beach party (that was the night before). It was something much more...