A fight to save the Amazon rainforest

A fight to save the Amazon rainforest

Joanna Cabello

19 June 2009

After last week’s round of climate negotiations in Bonn, it is clear that the world powers are pushing for a climate treaty that will be much more successful in reinforcing the neo-liberal agenda than mitigating global warming.

While climate jargon-fuelled meetings like this one happen at the global level, examples of local resistance can remind us what dealing with climate change is really about. The indigenous peoples’ struggle in Peru against the colonisation of their lands by polluting industries is one such example.

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