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.
OneClimate.net streams live from the World People's Summit on Climate Change and the Rights of Mother Earth.
The fight against climate change has begun to reflect the colonial, top-down worldview that contributed to the problem in the first place. Mexican activist and storyteller Gustavo Esteva on a new vision—one that is radically bottom-up.
The West Virginia mine explosion is, unfortunately, only the most recent reminder of the true price of so-called cheap coal.
Can Cochabamba pick up where Copenhagen failed?
A search for answers in Colombia leads two activists into the unpredictable world of Gaviotas.
With a weak climate "agreement" coming out of Copenhagen, the 350.org campaign urges citizens to get to work in 2010—whether politicians are on board or not. Here's the latest message from the campaign.
For all its complexity, the core of this problem can be stated simply enough: What kind of a climate transition would be fair enough to actually work?
Paolo Lugari, the founder of Las Gaviotas in Colombia, describes how the incredible energy of the human spirit has made Las Gaviotas into a world-famous example of sustainable living in a harsh environment.