Youth Delegation to the UN Conference on Climate Change

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A delegation of young Canadians from across the country are at the UN climate change talks. While lobbying Canada's government for strong climate action, they are podcasting to people at home about what is at stake, what is negotiated, what are the issues, and how Canada's government is representing Canadians.

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Dec 10, 2011

COP17: Waves of despair, tides of change

Youth Delegation to the UN Conference on Climate Change
On the last official day of COP, we witness 2 major protests both inside and outside the ICC, Canada wins the Colossal fossil, and we receive a policy update.
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Dec 9, 2011

Canadian Youth Delegation to COP17: Youth: 1, Minister: 0

Youth Delegation to the UN Conference on Climate Change
We hear from members of the CYD who disrupted Peter Kent's speech in plenary. We also interview a woman whose job as a waste picker in India is threatened by projects imposed by the CDM.
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Dec 7, 2011

Earth rights, our rights

Youth Delegation to the UN Conference on Climate Change
Today's podcast explores the idea of ecocide, climate refugees and redefining justice. We speak with lawyer Polly Higgins who helped set up a mock trial in the U.K. Supreme Court to define ecocide.
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Dec 6, 2011

Stealing Kent's thunder

Youth Delegation to the UN Conference on Climate Change
The Canadian Youth Delegation to COP17 participate in a Greenpeace action outside the World Business Conference for Sustainable Development and later crash Peter Kent's press conference in style.
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Dec 4, 2011

Global Day of Action in Durban

Youth Delegation to the UN Conference on Climate Change
Voices and sounds from the Global Day of Action and Durban. Plus, a policy update from the first week of COP.
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Nov 30, 2011

Climate injustice from Africa to Canada

Youth Delegation to the UN Conference on Climate Change
The impact of the oil industry on indigenous communities and the CYD apologizes to the world on behalf of Canada.
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Nov 29, 2011
New slick uniforms for Canada's negotiators to COP17

A global dig at the biggest fossil

Youth Delegation to the UN Conference on Climate Change
Canada's climate negotiating strategy from a global perspective. Plus, Canada is awarded the Fossil of the Day award.
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Dec 10, 2010

Canadian Youth Delegation daily podcast from COP16-#10

Youth Delegation to the UN Conference on Climate Change
The issues regarding the form of a future international climate change agreement that have received so much focus here in Cancun, were beautifully contrasted today by Canadians at the conference.
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Dec 6, 2010

Canadian Youth Delegation daily podcast from COP16-#6

Youth Delegation to the UN Conference on Climate Change
Today, we cover a youth action on forest policy, an excerpt from our meeting with Canada's lead negotiator and we cover today's Via Campesina-led march in downtown Cancun.
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Dec 3, 2010

Canadian Youth Delegation daily podcast from COP16-#5

Youth Delegation to the UN Conference on Climate Change
Welcome to our fifth podcast, coming to you from Klimaforum, where hundreds of youth have gathered to celebrate Young and Future Generations day.
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Dec 2, 2010

Canadian Youth Delegation daily podcast from COP16-#4

Youth Delegation to the UN Conference on Climate Change
In today's podcast, we catch up with Joanna Dafoe, of Adopt a Negotiator, to discuss the role of the UN process in addressing the issue of climate change.
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Dec 1, 2010

Canadian Youth Delegation daily podcast from COP16-#3

Youth Delegation to the UN Conference on Climate Change
Policy update and interview with Kandi Mossett of the Indigenous Environmental Network about her community’s struggle to keep Canada’s tar sands from contaminating their home