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The road to climate justice after Copenhagen

The road to climate justice after Copenhagen

By: Christine Campeau, Caritas Internationalis The Copenhagen Summit on climate change brought together 115 heads of state and governments. More than 40,000 people applied for accreditation. It was a grand but failed effort to reach a meaningful legally binding deal. Bishop Theotonius Gomes, President of Caritas Bangladesh said that the powerful nations felt morally bound ...

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Finding hope as Copenhagen fails

The Copenhagen summit on finding a climate change action plan has failed. World leaders produced a weak toothless deal that will not help the poor in developing countries deal with effects of worsening weather conditions. Read about how the Copenhagen deal does not move us forward in reducing global warming and safeguarding lives. The short-sighted ...

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Time for climate justice at Copenhagen

Time for climate justice at Copenhagen

Caritas members from around the world are travelling to Copenhagen to lobby governments at a key climate change meeting. The UN summit (called the UNFCCC) is set to agree targets for cutting the greenhouse gas emissions that cause climate change. It will also set funding for poor communities to tackle the impact of extreme or ...

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Caritas brings voices of poor to Copenhagen

Caritas members from around the world are in Copenhagen lobbying governments at a key climate change meeting. The UN summit (the UNFCCC) is set to agree targets for cutting the greenhouse gas emissions that cause climate change. It will also set funding for poor communities to tackle the impact of extreme or unpredictable weather and ...

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