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Confronting Climate Debt: What the Rich Owe the World

January 15, 2010 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Three experts will discuss climate debt and its implications for building a movement for climate justice. Panelists will also share their insights on outcomes from the Copenhagen climate conference and what that means for climate activism in the U.S. and abroad.

  • Naomi Klein, award-winning journalist, syndicated columnist, and bestselling author of The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism and No Logo: Taking Aim at the Brand Bullies.
  • Ambassador Pablo Salon, Bolivia’s Ambassador to the United Nations, negotiator at the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, champion of climate debt.
  • Michele Roberts, Campaign and Policy Coordinator with Advocates for Environmental Human Rights, spoken word artist, advocate and activist for environmental justice.

Seating is on a first-come, first-serve basis. There is no entry charge. Although we can’t guarantee any seats, please go here to receive further information on climate justice from the sponsoring organizations.

This event is cosponsored by ActionAid, Friends of the Earth, Institute for Policy Studies, and Jubilee USA.

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Date:
January 15, 2010
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9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Venue

Busboys and Poets
1025 Fifth Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001 United States
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