For the first time a World’s People Conference on Climate Change and the Rights to Mother Earth began yesterday in Cochabamba, Bolivia.
Their call reads
“Considering that climate change represents a real threat to the existence of humanity, of living beings and our Mother Earth as we know it today; Noting the serious danger that exists to islands, coastal areas, glaciers in the Himalayas, the Andes and mountains of the world, poles of the Earth, warm regions like Africa, water sources, populations affected by increasing natural disasters, plants and animals, and ecosystems in general;
Making clear that those most affected by climate change will be the poorest in the world who will see their homes and their sources of survival destroyed, and who will be forced to migrate and seek refuge;
To know more about their activities you can go through their website here.
To see the live feed of the conference please visit here.
The conference is due to end on April 22,2010 celebrating Earth Day 40th Anniversary also.