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G8 Moves Backward on Climate Change

Statement of organizations affiliated with the G8 Action Network   Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan, July 9, 2008: The G8’s communiqué regarding their action on climate is actually inaction being masked as movement. It is a great fraud being perpetrated on the global community that would significantly reduce its capacity to contain climate change. We fully agree […]

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Scientists Identify Tipping Points of Climate Change

By Steve Connor The Independent, February 5, 2008 A major international investigation by dozens of leading climate scientists has found that the “tipping points” for all nine scenarios – such as the melting of the Arctic sea ice or the disappearance of the Amazon rainforest – could occur within the next 100 years. (more…)

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Latin America's Democratic Revolution and the Greening of the Left

by Daniel Denvir Global warming, indigenous rights, energy sovereignty and Latin America’s democratic revolution were on the top of Ecuador’s colloquium celebrating the Action Week / 2008 World Social Forum here in the capital. The set of panel discussions, entitled “Another Latin America: Where Are the New Revolutions Going?” took place on Friday January 25th, […]

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