IBON partners in Kenya form Climate Justice Core Group composed of grassroots organizations in frontline communities: Page 4 of 4
Posted on 9 July 2015
- the Multinational Corporations (MNCs)
- There is a need for a radical shift in initiatives by communities to address the impacts of climate change, as the main culprit is the systems that allow and perpetuate climate injustice. There is need for formation of collectives to demand climate justice amongs grassroots communities
- It is very likely that the power of climate change rests with the common man, for system change we have the power of system change through the vote i.e. people’s power
- People who bear the responsibility of climate change are not the people responsible for the climate change
- Climate justice is a collective of thousands of organizations i.e. the power of collective thinking
- The crisis we currently have is as a result of historical injustices i.e. it’s a very unequal structure, relationships that are unequal, one that discriminates on the poor and priorities on profit and prioritizes the elite, furthermore, some systems exist within communities which support and fuel these oppressions.