Cochabamba+1: Climate Justice and Ecological Alternatives

Date: 
Friday, April 15, 2011 - 19:00 - Sunday, April 17, 2011 - 13:00
Location: University of Quebec at Montreal, J.A. DeSève Pavillion, local DS-R510; 320 St-Catherine Street East, Montreal
Organized by: Alternatives and Canadian Dimension magazine


An international conference focusing on:

  • Mobilizing against the effects of shale gas exploration and the tar sands;
  • Transition towards a carbon-free economy and industrial conversions;
  • Ecological crises and people's alternatives.

In short, a moment to build a climate justice movement.

 

WITH:

  • Pablo Solon, Bolivian ambassador to the United Nations, climate negotiator, and initiator of the World People's Conference on Climate Change in Cochabamba (see video of Ambassador Solon here)
  • Maude Barlow, world-renowned activist on the right to water and Chairperson of the Council of Canadians
  • André Bélisle, President of the Quebec Coalition Against Atmospheric Pollution
  • Judy Rebick, founding publisher of Rabble.ca and author of Transforming Power: From the Personal to the Political.

amidst an incredible list of experts and orators:

 

In partnership with:

 

Simultaneous translation will be available for all events in English and French.

 Note: Online registration is over. Please register on site.

 

Download the poster and detailed program here: