After Paris Climate Talks: Which way forward for the climate movement?

February 6, 2016 at 10:01 am Leave a comment

Rich countries do your fair share: Civil society at COP21

Rich countries do your fair share: Civil society at COP21


The 195 countries who are signatories of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change reached a global agreement in Paris.
But what does the Paris agreement actually mean?
What should the local climate movement be focussing on now?
What do we need to do to ensure our politicians and leaders take the actions necessitated by the agreement and the implied science?

Which way forward for the climate movement?

When: Wednesday, February 17 at 6:30 PM
Where: Resistance Centre, Level 5, 407 Swanston Street, Melbourne (opposite RMIT)
Suggested donation at door: $3 (or $5 solidarity).
Cheap vegetarian meal available from 6pm

Includes an eyewitness report from local citizen journalist, recently returned from Paris.

Speakers:
John Englart (climate activist, citizen observer at Paris summit),
Andrea Bunting (Climate Action Moreland, Socialist Alliance),
David Spratt (climate activist, co-author of Climate Code Red).

Register at Facebook Event Page
Presented by Green Left Weekly. This is a Sustainable Living Festival event.

Background:
* Read John Englart’s report back to Climate Action Moreland
* Climate Action Moreland members John Englart and Andrea Bunting discussed the Paris conference, the Paris Agreement, and the civil society protests in Paris as part of the Green left radio Breakfast show on 22nd January.
Listen to the 20 minute audio excerpt on COP21
* North West FM 98.9 Environmentality radio show Febuary 5th 2016 – Interview with John Englart
* Building the Climate Movement: David Spratt and David McKnight on Building common cause for social movement events

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