Ep 108. Bolivia Climate Conference and Montara Oil Spill
This weeks guests are Steve Denshire (Rising Tide Newcastle) and Naomi Hogan (Climate Action Newtown) who have recently returned from the World People's Conference on Climate Change and the Rights of Mother Earth, in Bolivia. In response to the failure of Copenhagen, the Bolivian government called this People's Conference, which ran over four days and was attended by 35 thousand people! Issues such as climate debt, a climate justice tribunal, climate migrants and the dangers of the carbon market were discussed.
Click here to read a full copy of the peoples agreement.
Below is a short video from the Al Jazeera program Fault lines about the conference called 'The other debt crisis: Climate debt'
Also on the show this week Andy talks with Jill StJohn from the Wilderness Society about offshore drilling and the Montara oil spill. Click here for more info
Presented by James and Tessa