Plenery meeting disrupted in Bonn - carbon trading

Submitted by Anonymous on Tue, 11/09/2004 - 10:10

All talk and no action..
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Bonn, Germany: COP6.5. Today in the final session of the latest round of climate talks, climate justice activists unfurled a banner which read “Trading in Pollution is not the Solution”. This was in response to the dependence upon market-based mechanisms in the latest agreements on the implementation of the Kyoto Protocol.

Was it a fair COP in Marrakech?

Submitted by Anonymous on Tue, 11/09/2004 - 10:10

By Mark Lynas

Perhaps it was a signal of approval from on high. The night before a deal was done at the climate negotiations in Marrakech, the heavens opened and drought-stricken Morocco got some much needed rain.

But then perhaps it wasn’t. The rain stopped after half an hour, and the weather system moved on to neighbouring Algeria, where over a thousand people were killed in flashfloods and mudslides.

London Rising Tide EBRD weekly protest

Submitted by Anonymous on Tue, 11/09/2004 - 10:10

London Rising Tide will be bringing its opposition to BP's planned Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan pipeline to one of its potential funders, the European Bank of Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), every Thursday from now until October, when consultation on the public funding ends. We'll be there every thursday afternoon from 4.30-6pm. Feel free to join us; bring noise, colour and (fossil fuel-free) energy. Email for more details.

Conference of Parties (COP9) Actions, 1-12 December 2003

Submitted by Anonymous on Tue, 11/09/2004 - 10:10

Activists from Oxford and London Rising Tide went to the Conference of Parties (COP9) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in Milan, Italy to protest against the privatisation of the atmosphere and the false solutions that are exacerbating human rights and environmental problems.