Ressources - 21 January 2012

en - Land grab in Africa and climate crisis

The Polaris Institue is based in Ottawa and aims to retool citizen movements for democratic social change

 

The Polaris Institue is based in Ottawa and aims to retool citizen movements for democratic social change

http://www.polarisinstitute.org/

The Polaris Institue reveals in a short article the results of the land grab in Africa on the climate crisis. it is being fuelled by investment.from outside the continent

Also available are articles on : -

 Corporations. climate and the United nations - which reveals the extent of corporation lobbying in the`civil society’ sector of the UN. Groups supporting indigenous rights, grassroots groups and small scale NGOs are side by side with well funded professional lobbyists from transnational corporations whose main concern is not the common good, but the bottom line. The effect of this is to put a brake on United Nations efforts to counter climate chaos

Along the same lines there is an article on Billionaires who benefit from today’s climate crisis’. Their influence and power are stalling efforts to phase out fossil fuel dependence