Monthly Archives: November 2010

Challenging False Climate Solutions in Cancun

Genetically Modified carbon offsets?  No thanks! We’re heading out to the UN Climate Change negotiations in Cancun, Mexico next week. Attitudes this year are in stark contrast to the high expectations and hope that characterised the Copenhagen Climate negotiations last … Continue reading

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UN Special Rapporteur: Agro-ecology is the answer

I recently participated in a conference on Securing Future Food, hosted by the UK Food Group in London.  At the meeting, I was impressed by the speech and analysis given by the UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food, … Continue reading

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