Green Prez hopeful Stein (G) calls White House role in Blocking Climate Progress “Unforgivable”

This morning,Dr. Jill Stein, Green Party presidential candidate, issued this statement regarding the role of the White House in blocking climate progress at Durban: “Unlike my Republican opponents, President Obama professes to believe in science. He knows that America and the world is rapidly rushing to the catastrophic financial and environmental impacts of climate change, and yet […]

Prez hopeful Stein (G) condemns White House blockade of Durban climate progress

Dr. Jill Stein, Green Party presidential candidate, criticized the White House today for effectively killing a legally binding global agreement at the UN Climate Change meeting in Durban. The meeting concludes on December 9th. Stein has called for a Green New Deal to create jobs while reducing climate change. I condemn the White House’s inaction in the face of a […]

Green Party endorses the Durban+10 Coalition for 10th anniversary of the 2001 World Conference Against Racism

The Green Party of the United States has endorsed the Durban+10 Coalition and its efforts to enact the agenda of the 2001 World Conference Against Racism, which took place in Durban, South Africa.  The goal of the Durban conference was “to eradicate racial discrimination, inequity, colonialism, xenophobia and related intolerances” throughout the world. The full […]

Green Party urges Obama to reverse decision to shun the third World Conference against Racism

US Green Party members will attend the conference Green Party leaders urged President Obama to reverse his decision to withdraw from participation in the third World Conference against Racism (“Durban III”). The conference, sponsored by the United Nations, will take place in New York City on September 22, 2011, marking the tenth anniversary of the […]

350.org on Cancun: 750ppm Very Far from Where We Must Be

In fact, the current pledges contained in the negotiating text are still grossly inadequate, leaving the planet on a crash course with at least 4 degrees Celcius of temperature rise–a terrifying prospect that would put us closer to 750ppm than 350ppm. That’s very far from where we must be, and that that gap won’t be […]

Green Party to Obama: US must participate in Durban 2 international antiracism summit

Green Party leaders called US participation in the Durban Review Conference an imperative and called on President Obama to drop earlier plans to avoid the antiracism conference. The Durban Review Conference (‘Durban 2’), an international summit to review progress in the fight against racism since the first meeting in 2001 in Durban, South Africa, will […]

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