Planning a New World Climate Order: ‘Seal the Deal’ or ‘Seattle the Deal’?

by Patrick Bond Centre for Civil Society, Durban: http://www.ukzn.ac.za/ccs)

Presented at the 10th World Social Forum, Porto Alegre, 28 January (9am-noon, Pier 7)

The Copenhagen Accord that US President Barack Obama persuaded leaders of the BASIC countries – Brazil, South Africa, India and China – to sign at literally the climate summit’s last minute on December 18 is a telling reflection of the limits to top-down ‘global governance’, and suggests the potential instead for bottom-up transformation.

Read the full Speech here

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