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UNFCCC, Bali : 3 side events : CONVENIENT LIES: BIOFUELS AND CARBON TRADE : 5/12 (2000), 6/12 (1530), 6/12 (2000)

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    CONVENIENT LIES: BIOFUELS AND CARBON TRADE Clashing Strategies: Promoting Agrofuels and Reducing Deforestation December 5, 20:00-21:30 Hydro Room GH Promoting
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      UNFCCC, Bali : 3 side events : CONVENIENT LIES: BIOFUELS AND CARBON TRADE : 5/12 (2000), 6/12 (1530), 6/12 (2000)

      CONVENIENT LIES: BIOFUELS AND CARBON TRADE

       

      Clashing Strategies: Promoting Agrofuels and Reducing Deforestation

      December 5, 20:00-21:30 Hydro Room GH

       

      Promoting agrofuels and carbon trade is fundamentally incompatible with the goal of protecting forests and indigenous people’s rights. These are false solutions to climate change.

      Global Forest Coalition with speakers from: AMAN (Indonesia), Iniciativa Amatocodie (Paraguay), Global Justice Ecology Project (US), Climate and Development Initiative and African Biodiversity Network (Uganda).

       

      Contact: Simone Lovera simonelovera@... +62 813 37984639

       

      Biofuels, Climate Change and Climate Justice

      December 6, 15:30-17:30 p.m. Solar, GH

       

      Explore the impacts which large scale agrofuel production from crops and trees has on the climate, on local communities and food security, and on the environment.

      Corner House with speakers from: Walhi (Indonesia), Grupo de Reflexion Rural (Argentina), World Rainforest Movement (Uruguay) Climate and Development Initiative/ African Biodiversity Network (Uganda) and Biofuelwatch (UK).

       

      Contact: Larry Lohmann larrylohmann@... +44 12 5882 1218

       

      Carbon Trading: Who Profits and Who Pays

      December 6, 20:00-21:30 Biofuel, GH

       

      Presenting fresh case studies of the social and environmental impacts of CDM projects in India, the case against using carbon trade schemes to reduce emissions from deforestation, and possible alternatives, such as the Ecuadorean proposal to keep the oil in the ground.

      Transnational Institute and Durban Group for Climate Justice with speakers from Indonesian Civil Society Forum on Climate Justice, Fern, Cornerhouse, World Rainforest Movement and Oilwatch/Accion Ecologica.

       

      Contact: Tamra Gilbertson tamra@... +31 20 662 6608

       

       “Offsets in India – Communities Confronting Carbon Colonialism”, A photo-essay in the exhibition space.

       

       

      -- 
        Andrew Boswell
        andrewboswell@...
      
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