CONFRONTING THE GLOBAL TRIPLE CRISIS
Vandana Shiva, Maude Barlow & Daphne Wysham
In September of 2007 the International Forum on Globalization held a Teach in Washington DC on climate change, peak oil and global resource depletion & extinction
Vandana Shiva had just witnessed the arctic melt on Greenland and speaks eloquently about the destructive forces of globalization that are driving the ecological crisis. She also sheds light on the effects of rapid economic growth in her home country, India.
Maude Barlow has completed a new book, entitled: Blue Covenant: The Global Water Crisis and The Coming Battle for the Right to Water. She explains how we are losing water through pollution, over-pumping and displacement while the demands for water are rising. She names the corporations that are in the process of capturing water sources û the new Blue Gold.
Daphne Wysham of the Institute for Policy Studies speaks on the World BankÆs destructive role in driving climate change. She lays out in great detail how the system of carbon trading came about and how the World Bank is funding destructive development in fossil fuels - and she talks about solutions.
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The teach in was recorded by Conference Recording Services in Berkeley, California.
Talks, Debates, Interviews
Feb 19, 2008, 22:55:15
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