Evo proposes a global referendum on real solutions for climate change

2009-12-17 00:00:00

During his presentation today (171209) at the UN Climate Conference, President Evo Morales Ayma of Bolivia proposed a global popular referendum that would tackle the root causes of climate change. The questions are:.


1) Do you agree with re-establishing harmony with nature while recognizing the rights of Mother Earth? YES or NO

2) Do you agree with changing this model of over-consumption and waste that  the capitalist system represents? YES or NO

3) Do you agree that developed countries reduce and re-absorb their domestic greenhouse gas emissions so that the temperature does not rise more than 1 degree Celsius? YES or NO

4) Do you agree with transferring all that is spent in wars to protecting the planet and allocate a budget for climate change that is bigger than what is used for defense? YES or NO

5) Do you agree with a Climate Justice Tribunal to judge those who destroy Mother Earth? YES or NO