CIDSE Highlights No.38, November - December 2018
This year we collected incredible testimonies from women who are fighting for their rights, their land and the future of their communities, while facing many obstacles. Here is a review of their calls and actions against oppression and injustice.
The documentary 'Energy to Change' premiered on 7 December to a crowd of 150 people. Among the audience were activists from Polish civil society, climate pilgrims, grassroots organizers, indigenous community members, and COP24 party representatives from across the world.
The COP 24 UN climate talks in Katowice, Poland, end today, after two weeks. Negotiators at the conference had the task of drafting the “Paris Rulebook”, the critical next step in the implementation of the Paris Agreement adopted 3 years ago.
Wednesday 12 December 2018 at 10.00, Press Conference Room Warszawa, Area B, COP 24 venue, International Congress Centre, Katowice
World leaders are gathering today in Katowice, Poland, for the UN climate conference two months after the IPCC 1.5°C report confirmed that our future is incompatible with fossil fuels and with our current lifestyle based on overconsumption. In the face of this evidence, the COP must deliver higher commitments this year for the future of our planet and open the way for a different economy.
Infographics illustrating the CIDSE publication “The Climate Urgency: Setting Sail for a New Paradigm”
Discover CIDSE's activities and positions at the climate change conference this year
Communities are responding to climate change with integral solutions that tackle the systemic origin of the issue. Watch our panel at the Virtual Climate Summit webpage on 22 November from 17:45 to 18:45 CET.
The first “Thematic Social forum on Mining and Extractivism” is taking place in Johannesburg, South Africa, 12 - 15 November 2018.