24 Nov '14, 7am

Reading: Cultivating Climate Justice: From the Frontlines of the Crisis #Climate

Reading: Cultivating Climate Justice: From the Frontlines of the Crisis #Climate

Cultivating Climate Justice: From the Frontlines of the Crisis By the Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives (GAIA) and Other Worlds. “To anyone who continues to deny the reality that is climate change…. I dare you to go to the islands of the Pacific, the islands of the Caribbean and the islands of the Indian Ocean and see the impacts of rising sea levels; to the mountainous regions of the Himalayas and the Andes to see communities confronting glacial floods, to the Arctic where communities grapple with the fast dwindling polar ice caps, to the large deltas of the Mekong, the Ganges, the Amazon, and the Nile where lives and livelihoods are drowned… And if that is not enough, you may want to pay a visit to the Philippines right now.” – Philippines lead negotiator Yeb Sano addressing the opening session of the UN climate summit in Warsaw, following Super Typhoon Haiyan...

Full article: http://350.org/cultivating-climate-justice-from-the-front...

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