Cancún COP16: Climate Justice Experts Available for Interviews

For Immediate Release

Contact: 
Jeff Conant jc@globaljusticeecology.org +52.998.165.7349 [English and Spanish]
Hallie Boas hallie@globaljusticeecology.org +52.998.165.7332 [English]
Orin Langelle orinl@globaljusticeecology.org +1.52.998.168.2997 [English]

Cancún COP16: Climate Justice Experts Available for Interviews

Voices of Climate-impacted People and Communities Amplified at UN Climate Conference in Cancún

WASHINGTON - Global Justice Ecology Project's media team in Cancún at the UN Climate Convention is working closely with the Indigenous Environmental Network, Global Forest Coalition, Climate Justice Now!, ETC Group, Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives (GAIA), Grassroots Global Justice Alliance, Grassroots Solutions for Climate Justice North America, Global Exchange, and La Via Campesina.

A list of experts from these organizations available for interviews that are in Cancún can be found by clicking here.

Global Justice Ecology Project will be sending press releases from the above organizations during the climate conference.
These
and other allied groups draw attention to the root causes of the
climate crisis and present ecologically appropriate climate solutions
based in equity, human rights and community action.
Global Justice Ecology Project is providing extensive coverage of the climate conference on the Climate Connections blog.
Additional blogs covering the Cancún climate negotiations include:
http://www.redroadcancun.com (Indigenous Environmental Network)
http://ruckus.org/blog/ (Ruckus Society)
http://ggjalliance.org/blog (Grassroots Global Justice Alliance)
http://grassrootsclimatesolutions.net/blog (Grassroots Solutions for Climate Justice North America)
http://www.climate-justice-now.org/ (Climate Justice Now!)
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What differentiates Global Justice Ecology Project from most groups is our holistic approach to organizing.  We believe that the compartmentalization of issues is enabling corporations and conservative forces to keep movements for change divided and powerless.  We strive to identify and address the common roots to the issues of social injustice, ecological destruction and economic domination as a means to achieve a fundamental transformation toward a society based on egalitarian ideals and grounded in ecology.

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