|Indigenous Press Conference Demanding True Climate Solutions at COP21|
Dallas Goldtooth, Indigenous Environmental Network,
France: +33 75 1413 823, US: (708) 5156158,
Andrew Miller, Amazon Watch, (202) 4234828,
Jonathon Berman, Sierra Club, (202) 4953033,
Indigenous Press Conference Demanding True Climate Solutions at COP21
During the COP21 climate talks in Paris, Indigenous Peoples from the Arctic to the Amazon and their allies will gather to demand real climate solutions, including bottom up
initiatives originating in Indigenous knowledge, culture, and spirituality.
What: Sunday’s press conference will include Indigenous leaders from the Americas offering
solutions to stave off the worst of climate change and protect Mother Earth.
groups will be available to the media after the press conference.
A reception and cultural event will immediately follow the press event:
When: Sunday, December 6th at 2 pm local time.
Where: Péniche Antipode barge on the Bassin de la Villete Canal (55 Quai de la Seine, 75019 Paris, France)
Who: The press conference will be held by Indigenous peoples organizations and movements including Indigenous Environmental Network; Idle No More, and the Kichwa community of Sarayaku from Ecuador.