Bali Principles of Climate Justice

29th August 2002 This Declaration lays out the fundamental principles of the climate approach focused on global justice, agreed by social organizations at the Earth Conference held in Johannesburg (South Africa), 20 years after the famous Rio Conference. PREAMBLE Whereas climate change is a scientific reality whose effects are already being felt around the world; Whereas

A summit of missed opportunities

Small steps forward, smokescreens and postponed decisions – on the ground, climate change is an already unfolding crisis, yet the climate summit stuck to the same old negotiating patterns.