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Cochabamba Climate Conference

Peasant, Indigenous Organizations Reject Market Schemes for Global Warming

Laura Carlsen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Laura Carlsen

There will be no major agreement to stop global warming this week, despite the timed release of a number of reports that show that the phenomenon is advancing more rapidly than expected, with lethal consequences.

VIDEO: The Cochabamba Accord--An Alternative to Copenhagen's Failure

Sarah van Gelder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sarah van Gelder

The climate summit that just wrapped up in Cochabamba was the polar opposite of Copenhagen, not only because it occurred literally on the other side o...

Alternative Climate Summit, Machu Picchu, and El Niño: Destroyer of Civilizations

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Nikolas Kozloff

For millennia, the weather has played a key and pivotal role in the rise and fall of civilizations in the Andes. Yet now in a warming world many are bewildered and don't know what will come next.

"Mother Earth Is a Living Being": Cochabamba and the Civilizational Root of the Climate Crisis

Roberto Lovato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Roberto Lovato

"The climate crisis is not about which civilization is right and which civilization is wrong," said Angelica Navarro, Bolivia's chief climate negotiator. "It's about who has real solutions."

Planeta o Muerte -- Evo Morales and the Revolutionary Politics of Mother Earth

Roberto Lovato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Roberto Lovato

Morales' convening of this unprecedented global conference represents an inspiring a new era in hemispheric and global politics, a fusion of movements in the effort to save mother earth.

Bolivia Steps Up: Interview with Climate Negotiator Angelica Navarro on the eve of Cochabamba Climate Summit

Joseph Huff-Hannon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Joseph Huff-Hannon

On one of the last days of the UN climate summit in Copenhagen, the 16th of December, I found myself with thousands of others outside of the well-guar...

Bolivia To Hold Alternative 'People's Conference' On Climate Change

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

LA PAZ (AFP) -- The alternative "people's conference" on climate change called by socialist Bolivian President Evo Morales is expecting 7,500 delegate...