The Indigenous People’s Summit on Climate Change

The Indigenous People’s Summit on Climate Change

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John Ahni Schertow
April 20, 2009
 


More than 500 Indigenous delegates and observers from around the world have gathered in Anchorage, Alaska, to take part in the Indigenous People’s Global Summit on Climate Change.

For duration of the Summit, participants discussed a range of issues, including Carbon Markets and REDD (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation in Developing Countries) the energy sector (coal, nuclear, tar sands, etc.), biodiversity and the loss of forests, and the impacts on Indigenous cultures and Rights.

Courtesy of livestream.com, who initially broadcast the Summit LIVE on the internet, you can watch a series a clips from the Summit.

Once the player loads, simply click the “on demand” button, and you will be presented with a list of clips to choose from.

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