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ECOLOGICAL DEBT, ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE & CLIMATE CHANGE

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An Open Letter to the Governments of the World Meeting at the UNFCCC in CancunPeople and communities throughout the global South need hundreds of billions of dollars each year to deal with the impacts of climate change, build resiliency and adopt alternative development pathways. The cost of compensation for past, present, and future damages due to climate change will only grow if, in addition, the necessary measures are not taken in the industrialized countries to make a just transition to equitable, non-fossil fuel based economies.

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Briefer on the Green Climate Fund (GCF), The World Bank as Trustee and the Transitional CommitteeThis briefer is drawn from the “Outcome of the work of the Ad Hoc Working Group on long-term Cooperative Action under the Convention (unedited version)” released during the UNFCCC in Cancun.

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Climate Justice Briefs

A wealthy minority of the world’s countries and corporations are the principal cause of climate change; its adverse effects fall first and foremost on the majority that is poor. This basic and undeniable truth forms the foundation of!the global climate justice movement. – The climate debt primer

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A Platform for Climate Justice of Asian Movements, Organizations and NetworksWe believe that solving the climate crisis and injustice – requires basic transformation of the global system – economic, political, socio-cultural. Given the narrow window of time to prevent catastrophic, irreversible consequences of the climate crisis – we must work even harder to hasten the process of profound social transformation, relying first and foremost on the collective strength, action and solidarity of peoples’ movements within our countries and across borders.