Monday, January 31, 2011

Cochabamba + 1: Climate Justice and Ecological Alternatives Conference


Cochabamba + 1: Climate Justice and Ecological Alternatives

A conference that will address themes such as ecological crises and citizen alternatives, strategies towards sustainable environment and industrial conversion, fossil fuel conflicts, science and climate justice, ecosocialism, citizen mobilization to combat shale gaz/ the Tar sands, ecological debt and solidarity, the multiplicity and convergence of networks. In sum, it will be a time to build a movement!

Dates: April 15 to 17, 2011
Place: Montreal, Canada


Pablo Solon, ambassador of Bolivia to the Unites Nations and the principal initiator of the movement towards climate change of the People's Summit that took place in Cancun in 2010.

Maude Barlow, president of the Council of Canadians, world-renowned activist on the issue of access to water.

Vinod Raina, Leader of the People's Science Movement in India. He is known for his work on the issue of environmental debt.

Judy Rebick, professor at Ryerson University, political and social activist.

Louise Vandelac, professor art the Environment Institute of the University of Quebec in Montreal (UQAM).

And also, Amir Khadir , André Bélisle, Avi Lewis, Clayton Muller Thomas, Éric Darier, Gustave Massiah, Jacques Létourneau, Joel Kovel, Judith Marshall, Laura Martin, Louise Casselman, Lucie Sauvé, Michel Duguay, Michel Lambert, Michel Loreau, Naomi Klein, Nick De Carlo, Pat Mooney, Paul Moist, Roger Rashi, Sam Gindin, Terisa Turner, Tony Clarke, and more !

The program will be available soon!

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