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People's Conference for Climate Justice

Sat 24 Apr 2010, 10am–4pm St Mary's Community Centre, Bramall Lane S2 4QZ

After Copenhagen, what next? The countries of the global South, least responsible for climate change, and hardest hit, are taking the lead. President of Bolivia, Evo Morales, has called a "Peoples' Conference on Climate Change and Mother Earth Rights" in Cochabamba, Bolivia, 19-22 Apr. SCACC is holding this parallel event in Sheffield to link climate justice, financial crisis, learning from the global South, green jobs, refugees, and our relationship with the Earth. Workshop/sessions include:

  • Climate Crisis, System Crisis
  • Green Jobs and Trade Union Perspectives
  • Rights for the Planet in International Law
  • Women & Climate Change
  • Prosperity Without Growth
  • Non Violent Direct Action
  • PLUS A Live link to Bolivia to hear about the World Conference and what it achieved
  • FILMS from the global struggle for Climate Justice
  • Stalls, and St Mary's Wholefood Cafe
Celebrate and share current local stuff, activities for all ages at a very creative event involving the broadest range of people and perspectives. Can you help to make this a vibrant, inclusive, creative and skill-sharing day of action? Please email: email ajmiller to register and/or with offers of workshops, displays, stalls, creative input and involvement of children and young people.Admission - free for young people; £1 for student/unemployed; £5 low wage; £10 high wageSCACC websitepeoples conference poster

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