The Paris Climate Agreement: the struggle for climate justice
NSC News | Monday, 18 April 2016 |
Tuesday 3 May, 6.30 – 8.30pm, Unite the Union, 128 Theobalds Rd, London WC1X 8TN (Holborn)
Dr Paul Oquist, Nicaraguan chief negotiator to the Paris Climate Change Summit, member of the finance committee of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, Minister Secretary to the Nicaraguan presidency
Nick Dearden, director, Global Justice Now
Other speakers to be confirmed
According to UN general secretary Ban Ki-Moon, the Paris Agreement was a ‘monumental triumph for people and our planet, setting the stage for ending poverty, and a life of dignity and opportunity for all.”
But was this really the consensus of the Summit?
Find out why Nicaragua refuses to be complicit in an Agreement that ‘will cause a three degree temperature rise and catastrophic deaths, losses, and destruction’ especially in impoverished countries.
How can developing countries and social movements mobilise to instil a greater sense of urgency and ambition on the part of the largest polluters?
Organised by Nicaragua Solidarity Campaign, Global Justice Now, and the Embassy of Nicaragua.