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Press Conference COP22: Exploration for Coal, Oil Gas Incompatible with The Paris Agreement and a Bad Investment

Posted by Reacción Climática on 16 Ee noviembre Ee 2016 a las 18:30 Comments comentarios (0)

 

Marrakesh, COP22. A report, launched today at the UN Climate Summit in Marrakesh shows that fossil fuel exploration is completely incompatible with the Paris Agreement. It is also a bad investment with quickly declining prospects. The report by the Leave it in the Ground Initiative (LINGO) shows that existing reserves exceed the carbon budget available for burning fos...

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Pressure mounts on G20 for fossil fuel subsidies deadline

Posted by Reacción Climática on 28 Ee junio Ee 2016 a las 16:10 Comments comentarios (0)


BRUSSELS | BY BARBARA LEWIS


 

A demonstrator wears a headband during a protest in front of the finance ministry in Tokyoahead of the upcoming

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What the World Needs Now is Balance

Posted by Reacción Climática on 1 Ee junio Ee 2016 a las 16:45 Comments comentarios (0)


By Renee Hills, President, Brisbane Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, Australia

Carmen at the UN Environment Assembly, 23-27 May, 2016 Nairobi, Kenya


Carmen Capriles, key speaker on Women and Climate Change at the IW...

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CLOSING THE GENDER GAP TAKES US CLOSER TO OUR GOALS

Posted by Reacción Climática on 14 Ee abril Ee 2016 a las 19:05 Comments comentarios (0)

“ENSURING THAT NO ONE IS LEFT BEHIND”


By: Carmen Capriles



Picture: Rosita a teenager mother in the comunity of Cariquina Chica, La Paz, Bolivia

Picture credits: C. Capriles

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Human Rights Are Women's Rights, and Neither Is an Objective of the Global Climate Agreement

Posted by Reacción Climática on 11 Ee diciembre Ee 2015 a las 21:10 Comments comentarios (0)

Climate change affects women disproportionately—yet tensions among Middle Eastern states, and a dearth of women at COP21, mean the final agreement is unlikely to do much for them.

LUCIA GRAVES

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"It's Going to Burn Our Planet": Hundreds Protest "Unacceptable" Draft Climate Accord Inside COP21

Posted by Reacción Climática on 10 Ee diciembre Ee 2015 a las 21:45 Comments comentarios (0)

"It's Going to Burn Our Planet": Hundreds Protest "Unacceptable" Draft Climate Accord Inside COP21

It’s the final stretch of negotiations at the Unit...

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Bolivia opens up national parks to oil and gas firms

Posted by Reacción Climática on 5 Ee junio Ee 2015 a las 4:50 Comments comentarios (0)

New law permitting hydrocarbons operations in “protected areas” sparks major concerns for people and the environment


Protesters marching against a proposed highway through Bolivia’s Isiboro Secure National Park and Indigenous Territory. TIPNI...

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Is Bolivia going to frack Mother Earth?

Posted by Reacción Climática on 24 Ee febrero Ee 2015 a las 0:45 Comments comentarios (0)


First steps towards producing shale gas meet with increasing concern among Bolivian civil society


Picture: An indigenous woman in Bolivia where moves to frack are meeting with increasing concern among civil society. Photo...

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5th meeting, Post-2015 Intergovernmental Negotiations (Declaration Session) - General Assembly, Informal meeting

Posted by Reacción Climática on 19 Ee febrero Ee 2015 a las 0:20 Comments comentarios (0)



My name is Carmen Capriles and I come from Bolivia.

I would like to thank the Facilitators as well as UNDESA and UNNGLS for the support and the opportunity to be here.

I would like to point out that de core definition of sustainable development is focus on “the needs of the future generations” in that sense we must recognize that in the last decades our current social and econo...

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They were not at the Beijing Conference, but...

Posted by Reacción Climática on 4 Ee febrero Ee 2015 a las 1:30 Comments comentarios (0)


Four young leaders spoke at a panel on “Gender equality and youth: 20 years since the Beijing Platform for Action and onwards to a post-2015 development framework”, organized by UN Women as part of the ECOSOC Youth Forum in New York on 3 February. Photo: UN Women/Ryan Brown

Some were not e...

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COP20 Closing Statement

Posted by Reacción Climática on 14 Ee diciembre Ee 2014 a las 9:05 Comments comentarios (0)

COP20 Closing Statement, Marina Parvin


LIMA PERU (December 14, 2014)-- At the close of COP20, two days behind schedule, Carmen Capriles delivered the statement prepared by Marina Parvin, from the Indigenous Mundas community in Bangladesh and representing the Asian Pacific Forum for Women in Law and Development (APWLD), to bleary-eyed delegates around 3:00 AM in the closi...

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Groups Demand Gender-Responsive Climate Policy at UN Convention

Posted by Reacción Climática on 14 Ee diciembre Ee 2014 a las 0:25 Comments comentarios (0)

 


Through December 12, policymakers representing at least 195 countries are in Lima, Peru for the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) COP20 (Conference of the Parties). The talks are a continuation of the UN Climate Summit in New York earlier this year, and a precursor to the ...

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SBI Closing 5th December 2014 UNFCCC COP 20, Lima, Peru Women and Gender Constituency (WMG) Statement

Posted by Reacción Climática on 5 Ee diciembre Ee 2014 a las 22:55 Comments comentarios (0)

Closing of the 40th Session of the Subsidary Body of Implementation

5th December 2014

UNFCCC COP 20, Lima, Peru

Women and Gender Constituency (WMG) Statement

Mirna Ferenandez during the Closing of the SBI

Thank you Mr. Chair,

My name is Mirna Inés Fernández and I am speaking on be...

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CAN Intervention in the COP20 SBI Closing Plenary, 5 December, 2014

Posted by Reacción Climática on 5 Ee diciembre Ee 2014 a las 9:15 Comments comentarios (0)

CAN Intervention in the COP20 SBI Closing Plenary, 5 December, 2014

 

Submitted by Sam Harris on December 6, 2014


 

Thank you Chair,

 

I am Carmen Capriles speaking on behalf of Climate Action Network.

 

The IPCC has made it extremely clear th...

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Building Bridges between Regions

Posted by Reacción Climática on 20 Ee mayo Ee 2014 a las 1:35 Comments comentarios (0)

The programme “Promoting the implementation of Principle 10 of Rio Declaration in Latin American and Caribbean regions” provides a forum for the exchange of experience between stakeholders and parties to the UNECE Aarhus Convention, and other regions, primarily Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), on implementing Principle 10 of the 1992 Rio Declaration of the UN Conference on Environment and Development. In the long term, the programme wil...

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10th Session of the Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals

Posted by Reacción Climática on 3 Ee abril Ee 2014 a las 14:50 Comments comentarios (0)

10th Session of the Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals Focus Area 7: Energy

Thank you Mr. Chair,

My name is Carmen Capriles from Reacción Cimática and speaking on behalf of the MGs Women, Youth, Indigenous Peoples and international networks including Slowcat and IBON and others, representing over 1000 organizations worldwide.

We support the i...

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Rights of Nature a natural fit for women religious

Posted by Reacción Climática on 7 Ee febrero Ee 2014 a las 1:45 Comments comentarios (0)


by Elise D. García

The snow fell steadily through the night and into the morning, adding another 5 or 6 inches to the layers blanketing the ground from earlier snowfalls. At our house – just outside the city limits of Adrian, Mich., and 3 miles from the motherhouse of the Adrian Dominican Sisters – we can hear the clang and hum of three oil rigs, drilling 24/7, breaking the winter stillnes...

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Women Connect to Boost Resilience of Planet

Posted by Reacción Climática on 27 Ee septiembre Ee 2013 a las 23:40 Comments comentarios (0)


By Jensine Larsen

Women everywhere are claiming power and linking networks to restore the Earth and address climate change. They are harnessing digital media and in-person convenings to accelerate the movement, operating as an immune system to boost the Earth’s resilience.

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