Archive | December, 2009

MUDANÇA CLIMÁTICA: Klimaforum, o lado vitorioso de Copenhague

Posted on 21 December 2009 by admin

por Raúl Pierri e Daniela Estrada

Copenhague, 21/12/2009, (IPS) – A COP-15 demonstrou ser um “espetacular fracasso em seus próprios termos”, mas a sociedade civil teve alguns “êxitos”, como impor temas na agenda climática e fazer ouvir mais forte a voz do sul.

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DESTAQUES: Sociedade civil volta seu olhar para o México

Posted on 21 December 2009 by admin

Por Daniela Estrada

COPENHAGUE, 21 de dezembro, (IPS) – (Tierramérica).- Mais além do resultado da 15ª Conferência das Partes da Convenção Marco das Nações Unidas sobre Mudança Climática (COP-15), organizações sociais latino-americanas discutiram suas estratégias com vistas à próxima cúpula climática, que acontecerá em 2010 no México.

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History Was Not Made in Copenhagen

Posted on 19 December 2009 by admin

By Stephen Leahy

COPENHAGEN (IPS/TerraViva) There is no Copenhagen climate treaty. History was not made here and no deal was sealed.

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No se hizo historia en Copenhague

Posted on 19 December 2009 by admin

Por Stephen Leahy

COPENHAGUE (IPS/TerraViva) No se hizo historia en Copenhague. Tampoco se selló ningún pacto contra el cambio climático. Tras dos años de intensas negociaciones entre 193 países, rompe los ojos la división entre el mundo rico y el pobre.

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Chevron and Cultural Genocide in Ecuador

Posted on 15 December 2009 by admin

Kerry Kennedy

By Kerry Kennedy, from Lago Agrio, Ecuador *

LAGO AGRIO, Ecuador (IPS/TerraViva) – Traces of paradise are still visible. From the air, the rainforest region in northern Ecuador – known as the Oriente – appears as silvery mist and swaths of verdant green.

But beneath the cloud cover and canopy, the jungle is a tangle of oil slicks, festering sludge, and rusted pipeline. Smokestacks sprout from the ground, spewing throat-burning fumes into the air. Wastewater from unlined pits seeps into the groundwater and flows into the rivers and streams.
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GLOBAL WARMING IGNITES BORDERS AS WELL

Posted on 15 December 2009 by admin

Manuel Manonelles

By Manuel Manonelles (*)

BARCELONA, Dec (IPS) – Little by little, it is being confirmed that the melting of the polar ice caps, whether in Antarctica or the Arctic, is happening significantly faster than initially predicted. The consequences of this for peace, one of the main victims of climate change, are enormous.
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