Indigenous Communities and European Allies take action on Total in Paris during Climate Talks

    Thursday, December 10th 2015.   Paris, La Defence, Total International HQ. Over a hundred people from indigenous communities across the globe and the climate movement from Europe gathered for a peaceful protest outside the headquarters of energy corporation Total. The Canadian government’s on-going commitment to tar sands expansion is incompatible with Prime Minister… Continue Reading

Art intervention at Louvre calls for Museum to drop ENI and Total sponsorship

9th December 2015 PRESS RELEASE   Hundreds surround the Louvre’s iconic pyramid building in Paris in protest at oil sponsorship of cultural institutions Art activists from around the world call for a “culture beyond fossil fuels.” Paris Climate Accord fails to adopt legally binding commitment to rights of Indigenous Peoples, human rights and gender equality.… Continue Reading

Indigenous Peoples demands Rights in Paris Climate Accord and end to False Solutions

  During the COP21 climate talks in Paris, Indigenous Peoples from the Arctic to the Amazon and their allies have continually gathered to demand genuine climate change solutions: which to be truly effective must include both the recognition and protection of Indigenous Rights in the operative, legally binding text of the draft Paris Accord, and… Continue Reading