Friday 3/11, Start 18:00
venue: CAMPO Campusmensa Poppelsdorf

Fighting extractivism and holding polluters accountable

The countries, that contributed least to climate change will be hit the hardest. The polluters, that is the big CO2 emitters, must be held accountable publicly and legally. They need to pay climate loss and damage and put an end to extracting fossil fuels. How can this be achieved? What are the demands of the poorest countries of the South on the countries of the North? How can we achieve climate justice?

Speakers: Saul Luciano Lliuya (mountain guide, plaintiff vs. RWE, Peru), Makereta Waqavonovono (lawyer, Fiji), Carroll Muffet (Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL), USA), Kwami Kpondzo (Friends of the Earth International, Togo), Nguy Thi Khanh (GreenID, Vietnam), Teresa Anderson (ActionAid International, UK,); Moderation: Barbara Unmüßig (Heinrich Böll Foundation)

Stories of climate impacts from the Pacific Climate Warriors

Traditional practices and culture in the Pacific are already deeply impacted by climate change. During a Sei* festival of Pacific culture and arts Pacific Climate Warriors from Fiji, Kiribati, the Marshall Islands, New Caledonia, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu will practice their traditional practices whilst telling stories of climate impacts.

*The Sei flower is an important part of Pacific culture and represents the joyful and resilient spirits of Pacific Islanders.