David Korten: Where does the concept of “climate debt” fit into a New Economy framework?
The World People’s Conference on Climate Change held last week in Bolivia was an experiment in replacing the less-than-democratic UN process with one that invites public participation. Janet Redman, one of the drafters of the People’s Accord, explains the difference between Copenhagen and Cochabamba.
The author addresses the thousands who gathered in Cochabamba for the World People's Summit on Climate Change and the Rights of Mother Earth.
Bill McKibben’s latest book explores what it’ll take to live on a planet less sweet than it used to be. During a recent stop in Seattle, he described the smaller, slower, and wiser future that may be our best bet.
Video: The Cochabamba climate summit was designed to respect the power and knowledge of world social movements and indigenous peoples.
There are plenty of reasons to be excited about the alliance gathering around grassroots solutions.
Leaving Cochabamba, there is a real sense in the air that our real work lies in front of us.
In Bolivia, indigenous people and grassroots groups are creating a second chance to stand up to climate change.
We’re in a very bad way. But we also know the solution would make most of us richer—even if not in the ways we are presently accustomed to counting as wealth.
Robert Redford discusses the history and importance of Earth Day.
Seattle hopes to become North America’s first climate neutral city. City council president Richard Conlin asks: What exactly are we getting ourselves into?
Will Cochabamba be a turning point in the climate crisis?
Welcome to the World People's Conference on Climate Change and the Rights of Mother Earth—a massive meeting organized by the Bolivian government in response to the resounding failure of the United Nations-sponsored climate talks in Copenhagen last year.
The climate summit in Bolivia is based on the start of a strategy—to bring social movements inside discussions about combating climate change—but more careful planning is needed.