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A. Financing Commitments under the UNFCCC

1. Developed country parties included in Annex 1 of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) have committed to financing the costs incurred by developing country parties to cover the costs of mitigation, technology transfer and capacity building, including all adaptation costs. This financing constitutes an obligation in response to developed country parties historical emissions of greenhouse gases; and constitutes a part of reparations for their climate debt. Read the rest of this entry »

The World People’s Conference on Climate Change and the Rights of Mother Earth – Working Group 13   Intercultural Dialogue Knowledge Sharing, Knowledge and Technology, gathered in the city of Cochabamba 19 to April 22, 2010, reached the following agreements: Read the rest of this entry »

Recognizing that native forests and jungles partake in both functions and processes of life in the planet and its vital importance in climate processes, as well as its vulnerability to climate change, the participants in the World People’s Conference on Climate Change and the Rights of Mother Earth demand that members of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) include in their discussions and resolutions the following points. Read the rest of this entry »

  1. The absolute failure of carbon market is undeniable as greenhouse gases emissions (GHG) have increased by 11.2% [1] within developed countries from 1990 to 2007; therefore it has failed in the compliance of its main objective. Read the rest of this entry »

WORKING GROUP ON ACTION STRATEGIES

(Action Plan of the Peoples Agreement)

Aware of the importance to join efforts to support the fight for the Defense of Mother Earth, the participants of the WPCCC call for the creation of a “Global Movement of Peoples for Mother Earth“, to make possible the unification of social forces to Defend Mother Earth and Life, to face climate change and capitalism. Read the rest of this entry »

The social movements and popular organizations gathered at the CMPCC communicate that despite our constant protests and numerous mobilizations, the capitalist governments, international agencies and financial institutions continue on the path of exacerbating the destruction of the planet. Climate change is one of the most serious threats to food sovereignty of all peoples of the world. Read the rest of this entry »

Preamble

We, the peoples and nations of Earth:

considering that we are all part of Mother Earth, an indivisible, living community of interrelated and interdependent beings with a common destiny;

gratefully acknowledging that Mother Earth is the source of life, nourishment and learning and provides everything we need to live well;

recognizing that the capitalist system and all forms of depredation, exploitation, abuse and contamination have caused great destruction, degradation and disruption of Mother Earth, putting life as we know it today at risk through phenomena such as climate change; Read the rest of this entry »

a.         We declare and denounce that agribusiness and the inherent logic of production of foods oriented towards the market and not for the right to food, is one of the main causes of climate change through changes in the use of land (deforestation and the expansion of the agricultural frontier), monocrops, the excessive use of products derived from the petrochemical industry, food processing, and all the logistic involved in the transportation of food towards the consumer and also through the model of society, economy and culture of production and consumption. 

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Recognizing that all beings are children of Mother Earth, which is not an inert object, but rather is alive, and being aware that while we are not in balance with Mother Earth we—people, animals, plants and all beings as a whole—are ill.

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Green House Gases emissions (GHG) have not reduced, on the contrary they have increased substantially, and therefore, the carbon market has failed in the compliance of its main objective.

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