Bolivia: Alert on Social Revolution to Save Planet

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Cochabamba, Bolivia, Apr 23 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian President Evo Morales called on industrialized nations on Thursday to listen to the demands and proposals of the people in defense of Mother Earth, otherwise there may be a social revolution.

  At the conclusion of the dialogue session between representatives of governments and citizens groups from about 126 countries gathered in the town of Tiquipaya (Cochabamba), Morales said that the scene to confirm the protest will be the United Nations Summit in Cancun (Mexico), this year.

Morales announced that if the claims of the underdeveloped nations are not heard immediately by the richest and the damages and violations of Pachamama’s (Mother Earth) rights persist, processes should be initiated at the International Court of Justice in The Hague against governments that devast nature, like the United States, which has not signed the Kyoto Protocol.

At that meeting, Chavez called for an end to capitalism, which consumer system is the main responsible for climate chaos.

In his turn, Lazo urged to build a just world order and not allow developed countries to take international negotiations on climate change as hostages of their policy.

At Cochabamba’s meeting, to conclude on Thursday in a massive act at Felix Capriles stadium to celebrate the International Day of Mother Earth, it was proposed the creation of an Adaptation Fund, to the effects of global warming and support to ways of live in harmony with nature.

Matthey Stilwell, from the Institute for Governance and Sustainable Development, said that the fund is a way for developed countries to pay their climatic debt to humanity.

Source: Prensa Latina


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