The current negotiation text will soon be adopted as the new and only universal deal on climate change. Mass mobilisation and pressure came from the people as they took to the streets, and it is due to this pressure on politicians that we now see a reference to 1.5 C degree temperature rise target, a mention of the concept of climate justice and a signal to the fossil fuel industry that its time has come to an end.
Press release: Land grabbing and just governance discussed in a unique pan-African conference starting today ahead of Pope’s visit to Africa.
The conference will highlight the state of land grabbing in Africa, cases of resistance across the continent, as well as Church responses and its increasing engagement on issues of land grabbing.
Save the Date: Panel discussion on Laudato Si and Climate Policy - Moral Obligation and International Commitment
Conference organised by the Hanns Seidel Foundation and the Jesuit European Social Centre and moderated by Bernd Nilles, CIDSE Secretary General
A new report, inspired by pope’s Encyclical Laudato Si’ and published one month before the beginning of COP 21, sets out CIDSE’s vision for the Paris agreement, which should put the moral dimension of climate change at its core