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Take note US law enforcement: no pepper spray, no raids, no beatings.
This is it. This is the crux of the global economic and environmental crises we face and this was the place to take it. It is always the 1% that is heard even at these conferences above the voices of the poor, the indigenous peoples and those in this world who are being disproportionately affected most by climate change. It is our time now. Failure here is a failure of and for humanity, our water, our land, other species and our economies. The science is indisputable. The effects to water, agriculture and social structure are now a reality and becoming more severe. It is time to put humanity first.
Occupy climate justice.Take note US law enforcement: no pepper spray, no raids, no beatings.
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It wasn't a hard call to make that this bill would be watered down to suit everyone's interests over the needs of our planet. Politics simply cannot rise to the level of consciousness necessary to deal with this crisis efficiently and adequately. But yes, I will be told again that it is better than nothing. But is it? With 17% reductions by 2020 (taking the place of the original goal of 20% by 2020 that was already pathetic) put that up against the emissions percentages of deforestation alone that will occur by 2020. Now does it stack up? I don't think so. Giving more leeway to utilities and oil companies with lessened targets and free pollution permits won't get us there either. So as has been stated many times before by many people, it comes down to us. I have washed my hands of expecting anything resembling a REAL climate bill based on the science and not their own aspirations coming from this Congress.It wasn't a hard call to make that this bill would be watered down to suit... more