All posts tagged: Climate Justice

Dec 15 – San Diego Climate Action Plan Vote at City Council

Tuesday Dec 15 is when the full City Council will vote on the Climate Action Plan to commit to 100% renewables by 2035 and to halve greenhouse gas emissions. If you can, join the historic decision Tues, Dec 15, 12:30pm Rally @ City Hall Plaza, then 2pm Council Hearing @ City Hall, 12th Floor, 202 C Street, San Diego CA 92101. Last Saturday San Diego 350 organized an impressive turnout at Balboa Park demanding Climate Justice with a great line-up of speakers. There’s a writeup of the event, the Paris COP21 conference and the City Council vote by Doug Porter on the San Diego Free Press. If you weren’t able to attend here’s a short overview video by Dennis Stein.

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Apr 10 – Climate Justice with Mary Robinson

Join the Center on Global Justice (CGJ), University Extension, and campus-wide partners for a two-day event highlighting the role of climate change in the developing world, and exploring new research avenues at UC San Diego tackling this challenge. Wednesday, April 10, 2013 3:30-5:30pm High tea and conversation with Mary Robinson and Dr. V Ramanathan (Scripps Oceanography): Tea and refreshments will be served at 3:00pm. Free and open to the public. Moderator: Roger Bingham Location: Price Center Ballroom East 7:00pm Public Lecture: Mary Robinson – “Climate Justice” Free and open to the public. Location: Price Center Ballroom East Climate Justice links human rights and development to achieve a human-centered approach, safeguarding the rights of the most vulnerable and sharing the burdens and benefits of climate change and its resolution equitably and fairly. Climate justice is informed by science, responds to science and acknowledges the need for equitable stewardship of the world’s resources. The principles of Climate Justice, articulated by the Mary Robinson Foundation – Climate Justice, include: • Respect and Protect Human Rights • Support the …