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The Weekly Mulch from the Media Consortium: Citizen Leadership at Cochabamba Climate Negotiations

By Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium blogger (reposted with permission) Environmental advocates from around the world gathered in Cochabamba, Bolivia, this week and resolved that, a year from now, they would hold a world’s people referendum on climate change to marshal support for the rights of the planet. Although it is hoped that some states will cooperate, the participation of governments…

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The Weekly Mulch from the Media Consortium: Cochabamba Climate Summit to Explore Innovative Solutions

By Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium blogger (reposted with permission) On Monday, climate activists, nonprofit leaders, and governmental officials will gather in Cochabamba, Bolivia, to look for new ideas to address climate change. The conference, organized by leading social organizations like 350.0rg, “will advocate the right to “live well,” as opposed to the economic principle of uninterrupted growth,” as Inter Press…

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