After Copenhagen: Bay Area Activists Report Back

Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Join us for a panel report-back from the Copenhagen climate negotiations, and a discussion on what we think will happen next!

When: 7:00 pm, Tuesday, January 19th
Where: Goldman Theater, David Brower Center, 2150 Allston Way in Berkeley. (map)

Payal Parekh, Climate Program Director at International Rivers, will be presenting on the panel along with activists and researchers from (Jamie Henn), EcoEquity (Tom Athanasiou), and the Rainforest Action Network (Bil Barclay). May Boeve from will moderate.

Among the topics we will be discussing are the North/South impasse, the emergence of organized "Most Vulnerable Countries" blocs, the actual demands of the 350 ppm pathway, the U.S. strategy, offsets and other loopholes, REDD, historical responsibility, class, and the potential for a global emergency climate mobilization.

This event is free. A $5 donation at the door to support the participating groups will be greatly appreciated.

You can read more about the Copenhagen negotiations through our climate blog, In Hot Water.