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1. As Peoples gathered at the “World People’s Conference on Climate Change and the Rights of Mother Earth”, collaborating with the Work Group No 11, Adaptation: Confronting Climate Change, we propose the following conclusions so that they are considered in the process towards the COP16 of Mexico and fundamentally to protect Mother Earth. Read the rest of this entry »

The Pre-Conference of Bolivian Indigenous Peoples and Social Organizations on Climate Change and the Rights of Mother Earth was held in the city of Cochabamba from the 29th to the 30th of March. The Pre-Conference drafted in 17 Working Groups proposals to be submitted by Bolivia to the CMPCC to be held from the 19th to the 22nd of April. The plenary of the Pre-Conference discussed and adopted the following conclusions. It is noteworthy that these documents are still preliminary in terms of form and compatibility by a drafting committee composed at the Pre Conference.

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The increase in average global temperatures has reached 0.7° Celsius, and the impact of this change is already being felt around the world – especially by the poorest. Developed countries have committed to allotting additional resources for developing countries that are facing problems related to adaptation to climate change.

What is the size of the impact on developing countries in terms of adaptation and the loss of development opportunities for which the developed countries should compensate? How to guarantee that these commitments are met? How to approach the impacts to which it is impossible to adapt?

This group will debate how to make the commitments and responsibilities of developing nations truly effective, and seek a consensus regarding the most efficient mechanisms for facing the impacts of climate change.

CONCLUSIONS WG Nº11- ADAPTATION

The Pre-Conference of Bolivian Indigenous Peoples and Social Organizations on Climate Change and the Rights of Mother Earth was held in the city of Cochabamba from the 29th to the 30th of March. The Pre-Conference drafted in 17 Working Groups proposals to be submitted by Bolivia to the CMPCC to be held from the 19th to the 22nd of April. The plenary of the Pre-Conference discussed and adopted the following conclusions. It is noteworthy that these documents are still preliminary in terms of form and compatibility by a drafting committee composed at the Pre Conference.

IMPACTS

The impacts of climate change are generating irreversible and invaluable damages to Mother Earth affecting peoples’ lifestyles, their human rights, their natural and cultural resources, as well as the future of new generations.

Climate change is threatening the substantive basis of life by affecting the agricultural sector, food sovereignty, water resources, health, ecosystems and biodiversity. Extreme accelerated events by climate change are strongly deteriorating human security, infrastructure and settlements, thus limiting economic development of poor countries on the planet. Read the rest of this entry »

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