Sustainable Fawkner member John Englart talks about attending the UN Climate Conference in Paris, the strengths and weaknesses of the Paris Agreement, and the inmportance of continued grassroots activity to pressure governments and businesses to step up action commensurate with the goals and framework set in Paris.
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On the program today we spoke to Australian citizen journalist and climate activist John Englart about the Paris Climate Agreement!
On the show we analysed the Paris Agreement, discussed its strengths and weaknesses, spoke about Australia’s position on climate action, and John provided advice on where to go from here. Todays program is well worth a listen, if you missed the show you can listen to it here!
John Englart recently attended the UN climate conference in Paris as an accredited NGO observer delegate for Climate Action Moreland, and as a climate advocate participating in, and observing civil society protests.
Read about John’s experience in Paris on his blog!: http://takvera.blogspot.com.au/2015/12/the-paris-moment-for-climate-justice.html..
This report that John wrote analysing the agreement for Climate Action Moreland is also very insightful and worth a read: http://climateactionmoreland.org/2016/02/03/the-paris-moment-and-beyond-john-englart-reports-back-to-climate-action-moreland/
The Agreement in Paris was undoubtably a historic moment, with 195 countries in attendance agreeing to reduce global…
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