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En chemin vers le Sommet des Peuples Rio+20

an article by Portail Rio+20

Des réseaux, des groupes de travail, des séminaires, des rencontres et des conférences émergent dans les différentes régions du monde pour nourrir les débats dans la perspective de Rio+20. Retrouvez-les dans cette section.

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- Lancement des groupes de travail du Forum Social Thématique 2012
- Gouvernements locaux et régionaux vers Rio+20
- Initiatives francophones pour la Conférence Rio+20
- Forum Social Thématique: Crise capitaliste, justice sociale et environnementale
- Les peuples d’abord, pas la finance : Appel à la mobilisation face au G20 de Cannes
- Forum des Peuples 2011 au Mali
- Sommet des Peuples Rio+20 pour la Justice Sociale et Environnementale
- Jeunes Européens, Prenons soin de la Planète !
- Rio vingt ans après – universités itinérantes
- Biocivilisation pour la durabilité de la Vie et de la Planète
- Le Collectif français Rio+20
- Appel pour le Sommet des Peuples sur le Développement Durable
- Que se passera-t-il à Rio+20? Quels sont les enjeux? Comment nous préparer?

Documents: trop nombreux pour être listes ici

Propositions: trop nombreux pour être listes ici

Communauté Rio+20

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Question(s) related to this article:

Despite the vested interests of companies and governments, Can we make progress toward sustainable development?

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It's been a year since I wrote the above remarks about the failure of the nation states to address the problem of global warming, and it seems that nothing has changed.  Here is the statement from leading environmental NGOs about the latest international conference on the environment being held in Warsaw, Poland.

Enough is enough.

We have said we stand in solidarity with the millions impacted by Typhoon Haiyan, and with all climate impacted people. Our solidarity compels us to tell the truth about COP 19 – the Warsaw Climate Conference.

The Warsaw Climate Conference, which should have been an important step in the just transition to a sustainable future, is on track to deliver virtually nothing. In fact, the actions of many rich countries here in Warsaw are directly undermining the UNFCCC itself, which is an important multilateral process that must succeed if we are to fix the global climate crisis.

The Warsaw Conference has put the interests of dirty energy industries over that of global citizens - with a “Coal & Climate Summit” being held in conjunction; corporate sponsorship from big polluters plastered all over the venue; and a Presidency (Poland) that is beholden to the coal and fracking industry. When Japan announced that it was following Canada and backtracking on emission cut commitments previously made, and Australia gave multiple signals that it was utterly unwilling to take the UN climate process seriously, the integrity of the talks was further jeopardized.

This week saw a “finance ministerial” with almost no actual finance, and loss and damage talks that have stalled because rich countries refuse to engage on the substance of an international mechanism. Warsaw has not seen any increase in emission reductions nor increased support for adaptation before 2020 – on these things it has actually taken us backward. And a clear pathway to a comprehensive and fair agreement in Paris 2015 is missing.

We as civil society are ready to engage with ministers and delegations who actually come to negotiate in good faith. . ...more.

This report was posted on December 6, 2011.

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