COP 17. The Message for humanity is simple - Rise up or Die (Youth delegate inspires with a touch of 'occupy')10/12/2011
In response to the failure of COP 17 the Bolivian Ambassador has said that "only a
movement from below can save us now" and this speech brings that movement from
below (in the form of Occupy) into Durban and toward action on climate change.
I've been struggling to find anything I wanted to post about COP 17 - The expectations
were low, the outcome was in line with those expectations - But this speech 'got me',
reminiscent perhaps of the young Canadian Severn Cullis-Suzuki speaking at the
earth summit in Rio in 1992 -