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Farm leaders on the impacts of the corporate biomass-grab.

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Risky Climate Techno-fixes Blocked

In a landmark consensus decision, the 193-member UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) closed its tenth biennial meeting with a de facto moratorium on geoengineering projects and experiments.   “Any private or public experimentation or adventurism intended to manipulate the planetary thermo

Last week the World Peoples Conference on Climate Change and the Rights of Mother Earth drew to a raucous conclusion in the Cochabamba football stadium as more than 35,000 people from 140+ countries cheered the adoption of their own strategic plan to address climate change around the world.

Today was "Reclaim Power" day, a collaborative adventure with activists from Climate Justice Now and Climate Justice Action that had been many months (years?) in the making.

I am still in the Bella Centre, still tracking technology negotiations.  That means I have a magical "secondary pass" unlike thousands of other NGOs who cannot get into the building today.

So much has happened in the past three days it is has been impossible to blog.

It is the mad dash for Copenhagen.

Written for The Ecologist - May 2009 - p89

Since we don’t have enough land for the renewable technologies we need - let’s go stratospheric instead, with a high-altitude solution…

Written for The Ecologist - April 2009  - Page 87

Thirty-storey farms? The stated aim of the third green revolution to remove agriculture from the land is nothing short of colonial 


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