It will be the opportunity to come together, share stories of adventure, give out beautiful prizes and dance to the thumping tunes of FILASTINE & NOVA and other international artists.
The climate negotiations, held during COP21, are meant to be completed by 12th December. But we know that, for all this, they will not have ensured the future of the planet and of the people who live on it.
Just as the UN announces the results of its marathon negotiations, people will be taking to the streets of Paris and le Bourget to set out these demands.
Together, let us remember that, away from all the discussions between different states, millions of people have already experienced the drastic consequences of climate disruption, in particular in the most vulnerable communities.
Together we will demonstrate the power of the movement for climate justice. A movement that is progressing as it strikes a balance: between resistance and alternatives.
Together we will lead two “mass actions” for climate justice:
Actions organized on that day follow the principles of the D12 Action consensus that we invite you to read.
On the 12th December, the last word will not be had at the negotiations table but on the streets! A last word that will start a new chapter in the movement for climate justice, in 2016 and beyond.
For more information about this action day, visit the page of the D12.
Tomorrow saturday december 12th, a massive desobedient action is taking place in Paris.
Dozens of colectives involved in climate/ecological struggles have planned several actions on the street, defying french the state of emergency to reclaim the last word on climate justice. Thousands of persons will go on the street and will use their right to manifest peacefully.
Here we bring you 3 audios recorded at le Centquatre, a space that has become a place of justice artivist/activist workshops and other activities. Theses audio files will bring you important information about the call, the actions and the medical advices that you should learn before taking part at the D12 red lines protest.
• Red lines action call + presentation:
• Medical advices in case of police repression at a street protest:
• D12 actions briefing: why and how
Around 150 persons, coordinated by J.E.D.I. for Climate, sang subversive christmas songs for a flashmob supporting the ZAD struggle. ZAD activists defend their land in Nantes against the building plans of an airport, for the last 30 years already.
We could talk with one of the organisers, and we bring you some of the christmas songs performed in front of Notre-Dame cathedral.
Meat industry is the second greenhouse gas producer (methane and several others gases worse than CO2 in terms of global warming) and astoundingly it’s not yet in the UN negotiation agenda. Big environmental NGOs also tend to ignore farm animals while opportunistically base many of their campaigns on saving endangered polar bears.
Alexandra Clark, a sustainable food campaigner and member of Humane Society, tells us about their current campaign to push for meat reduction on diets, a key issue that will have to be negotiated at the UN by 2018.
This morning we went to the Louvre to participate at the open beautiful action that was going to happen there to expose the fossil fuel lobby which is sponsoring the museum. We tell you what happened there and we also got an audio from people who got arrested inside the Louvre because they made a ritual with oil-simulation in one of its halls to expose corporate power embedded in major cultural stakeholders.
“Dear Louvre, when the company Total sponsors you, you sponsor Total. Don’t sponsor Climate chaos!”
* We thank The New Internationalist for the last bit of the audio, a message from the activists arrested.
A collaboration between The Eroles Project and Run For Your Life, two groups bringing a reimagined activism to COP21. The evening will begin with a participatory debate hosted by The Eroles Project reflecting on how we do activism. Followed by the first ever screening of video documentation of “a race against time” with the Run For Your Life artistic team sharing stories collected along the way.
Run For Your Life: a race against time – Humanity is standing on the brink of a climate catastrophe. Soon it will be too late. In November, thousands of people told their stories and run thousands of kilometres, from the Arctic to Paris, to promote climate justice and a sustainable future.