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“Climate justice movement to take mass action during UN climate talks “The UN climate talks will not solve the climate crisis…” “

2009

A Climate Justice Action press release

Despite four activists from the UK being interrogated under terrorism legislation on their way to Copenhagen, the international network Climate Justice Action (CJA) (1) is meeting this weekend to prepare for mass actions during the international climate negotiations in Copenhagen in December 2009.

After 14 years of ineffectual talks, activists from social movements across the globe are taking the struggle for climate justice to the streets. Planned is a series of events ranging from a mass action to shutdown the harbour of Copenhagen to an action aimed at bringing a people’s agenda for climate justice to the elite summit space for a day. “The UN climate talks will not solve the climate crisis. We are no closer to reducing greenhouse gas emissions than we were when international negotiations began fifteen years ago: emissions are rising faster than ever, while carbon trading allows climate criminals to pollute and profit”, says Tadzio Mueller, a press spokesperson for CJA.

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