Organised panels: leading thinkers on climate justice issues
Self organised space for social movement organisation: planning forward e.g. global week of action
Mesa 18: internal contradictions?
comparing the outcomes The People’s Accord vs. The Copenhagen Accord
Move to sustainable models of agriculture and food sovereignty No mention Food and Agriculture Rejects market mechanisms: proposes solutions with state sovereignty & indigenous people rights Promotes market mechanisms Forests Rejects market mechanisms Promotes market mechanisms Carbon markets Multilateral / multidisciplinary mechanism that guarantees technology transfer Unclear ‘technology mechanism’. No reference to IP rights Technology transfer Redirect funds from war/ defence. 6% of GDP – public funds, not carbon markets, additional Equivalent of 0.005% of GDP 2010-12. By 2020 0.05%. Approx 50 % from carbon markets Financing Developed countries owe a climate debt No mention Climate Debt No goal for developed countries: proposes voluntary reductions 50% on 1990 levels for second commitment period under Kyoto Protocol (no carbon markets) Greenhouse gas reductions 2 degrees * 1 degree Temperature rise Copenhagen Accord People’s Agreement Issue:
No mention Proposal to analyse and modify structural causes, e.g. capitalist system, commodification of nature Structural causes No mention Proposes a declaration of the rights of mother earth to re-establish harmony with nature. Rights of Mother Earth No mention Recognition of rights Indigenous people’s No mention Proposes referendum Referendum proposed No mechanism proposed Proposes legally binding mechanisms to guarantee international treaties & climate justice tribunal Justice and fulfilment of international commitments No mention Protection and recognition of rights and needs of people forced to migrate. Need to bring into negotiations Climate migrants Promotes reclassification according to ‘vulnerability’ with differing treatment Rejects reclassification according to ‘vulnerability’ Reclassification of countries Copenhagen Accord People’s Agreement Issue: