Some strides made, but many hurdles still at the ‘Island COP’: Page 2 of 2
meaning, breaking free from fossil fuels, moving money away from the military-industrial complex and into social and environmental programs, promoting indigenous people’s rights, energy democracy and others.
"Mind the GAP (Gender Action Plan)." Photo credit to WECF International .
Yesterday too, saw the adoption of the Indigenous Peoples Platform that would now allow for stronger indigenous voices not only in the official UNFCCC process, but also in designing and operationalizing programs and projects at community level.
While the overall picture is far from ideal, there have been some signals that allow for a bit of optimism, especially as there is a need for urgent and immediate measures to ease the burden of climate impacts. ###