Paths Towards Climate Justice: Adaptation and Community Actions
Climate Justice and Just Transitions are vital responses to our Climate Emergency. Adaptation is vital for many ‘climate frontier’ communities. What is necessary and possible will be discussed by practitioners from different parts of India.
About the Event...
Great attention has been given internationally to mitigation actions, brought together at the COP summits and the 2015 Paris Declaration which mandated national, timetabled programmes of action. In theory!
However, support for adaptation to the actual and likely effects of climate change is worryingly low. The growing, unavoidable truth is that the people who have made the least contributions to climate change are some of the most affected. This injustice is widely predicted to become clearer and harsher year on year.
How we can and must respond will be discussed by practitioners from different parts of India.
Dilip left his career as a trade union leader in the mid-1980s and moved to Calcutta, joining the Child in Need Institute (CINI). In 1995 Dilip left CINI to work for Oxfam in the cyclone-torn Sunderbans in West Bengal. Dilip has been working with and supporting RCDC in its work with communities around Chilika Lake and elsewhere in Odisha.