Carbon Trade Watch at the Bali Climate Talks PDF Print E-mail
| Monday, 03 December 2007

UNFCCC, Bali : 3 side events
CONVENIENT LIES: BIOFUELS AND CARBON TRADE : 5/12 (20h00), 6/12 (15h30), 6/12 (20h00)


Clashing Strategies: Promoting Agrofuels and Reducing Deforestation
December 5, 20:00-21:30 Hydro Room GH

Promoting agrofuels and carbon trade is fundamentally incompatible with the goal of protecting forests and indigenous people’s rights. These are false solutions to climate change.

Global Forest Coalition with speakers from:
AMAN (Indonesia),
Iniciativa Amatocodie (Paraguay),
Global Justice Ecology Project (US),
Climate and Development Initiative
and African Biodiversity Network (Uganda).

Biofuels, Climate Change and Climate Justice

December 6, 15:30-17:30 p.m. Solar, GH

Explore the impacts which large scale agrofuel production from crops and trees has on the climate, on local communities and food security, and on the environment.

Corner House with speakers from:
Walhi (Indonesia),
Grupo de Reflexion Rural (Argentina),
World Rainforest Movement (Uruguay)
Climate and Development Initiative/ African Biodiversity Network (Uganda)
and Biofuelwatch (UK).

Carbon Trading: Who Profits and Who Pays
December 6, 20:00-21:30 Biofuel, GH

Presenting fresh case studies of the social and environmental impacts of CDM projects in India, the case against using carbon trade schemes to reduce emissions from deforestation, and possible alternatives, such as the Ecuadorean proposal to keep the oil in the ground.

Durban Group for Climate Justice with speakers from Indonesian Civil Society Forum on Climate Justice, Fern, Cornerhouse, World Rainforest Movement and Oilwatch/Accion Ecologica.

Workshops at the Solidarity Village

"Agrofuels and Climate Justice"
Friday 7th Dec
Location - Bale 1, 4pm to 6pm

"Carbon Trading Bad for the North, bad for the South and Bad for climate change"
Saturday, 8th Dec
Location - Bale 1, 1pm to 3pm

"The World Bank and Climate Change"
Saturday, 8th Dec,
Location - Stage, 4pm - 6pm

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