Friday, September 5th: Which Way Forward: Climate Chaos or Climate Justice? Forum

    Date: 09/05/2014

    Time: 7:00 pm

    Price: Free

    A forum presented by Brooklyn For Peace–Climate Action in the lead-up to the UN Summit on Climate Change in New York City.

    For 20 years the United States and its allies have sabotaged global efforts to stop climate change.

    They promote false solutions like carbon trading and “voluntary” emissions reduction.
    They blame developing nations for the crisis, ignoring 250 years of industrial development in Europe and North America.
    They divert climate change funding for poor countries into schemes that profit private corporations.

    Time is running out. We are on the brink of irreversible climate change. Why aren’t our leaders acting? Who will suffer? What must we do to create real change? BFP Climate Action invites you to a forum to explore these issues.

    Location: Memorial Presbyterian Church,186 Saint Johns Place, Park Slope, Brooklyn
    Trains: 2/3 to Grand Army Plaza; Q to 7th Ave (at Flatbush)

    When: Friday, September 5 at 7 pm

    Speakers:
    Sean Sweeney: Director, Global Labor Institute, Cornell; organizer, People’s Climate March
    Michael Klare: Author, The Race for What’s Left: The Global Scramble for the World’s Last Resources
    Janet Redman: Director, Climate Policy, Institute for Policy Studies
    JJ Johnson: Award-winning labor journalist; former editor, Our Life and Times, 1199 SEIU

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