Alternative summit on environment and people held in Bolivia

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President of Bolivia, Evo Morales, at the UN climate summit in Copenhagen in December 2009. Bolivian President Evo Morales earlier this year called for an international conference to deal with the structural causes of climate change and to propose “alternative models&# for humans to live in harmony with the natural world. The First World People’s Conference on Climate Change and the Rights of Mother Earth (WPCCC) took place April 19-22 near Cochabamba, Bolivia.

Shocking analysis by country of years left to zero emissions

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“Australia is committed to a greedy and inhumane course of climate exceptionalism, climate racism and climate injustice.&#. Indeed top climate scientists and biologists are telling us that reaching zero emissions is not enough – we then have to reduce atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) concentration from the current 394 parts per million (ppm) to 350 ppm (according to 350.org ) and thence to 300 ppm ( according to the latest science-informed 300.org ).

Dr. Lyly Rojas teaches peace to business

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Her challenge to future business leaders is to make waves in the corporate world and drive a culture change. In the current economic climate, her message to the business world is particularly poignant. “I Rojas explains “The current economic situation is a consequence of the way the business world has conducted itself; economic greed has eroded the quality of human life and unraveled many of society’s structures. In response, her students’ develop projects to change this.

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