Global Campaign to Demand Climate Justice (DCJ) and its members took part in the Bonn Climate Change Conference for the 56th session of the subsidiary bodies, which took place from 6 to 16 June 2022, at the World Convention Center Bonn, Germany to prepare for the UN Climate Change Conference COP27 in November this year. This year the June sessions were focused on greenhouse gas emission reductions, adapting to climate impacts, and providing financial support for developing countries to cut emissions and adapt to climate change.
Scroll down for a roundup of DCJ’s activities in collaboration with its members during the 11 days of the Bonn Climate Change Conference.
False Solutions, Fossil Farces, and Fake Finance: What to Expect at Bonn Climate Change Conference, press conference by DCJ and members on June 7 2022
The Global Campaign to Demand Climate Justice (DCJ) held a press conference on June 7 2022 during the United Nations’ Conference on Climate Change at Bonn. DCJ and its members shared the demands and expectations of grassroot communities and frontline climate crisis defenders from this conference. They will also highlight the corporate capture of climate change dialogue perpetuating false solutions and greenwashing by the fossil fuel industry as well as lack of government action to address and mitigate loss and damage and provide climate finance for the Global South communities.
Meena Raman – Third World Network (TWN)
Claire Miranda – Asian Peoples Movement on Debt and Development (APMDD)
Rachel Rose Jackson – Corporate Accountability International (CA)
Moderated by Alex Rafalowics – Fossil Fuel Non Proliferation Treaty
Put Loss and Damage on COP27 Agenda NOW: DCJ and its members joined other CSOs for action on Loss and Damage on June 7 2022
Climate Justice Pathways for Real Zero, Real Finance, and Real Action: SB56 Side Event on June 10 2022
DCJ joined its members Corporate Accountability International, Global Forest Coalition, Asia Pacific Movement on Debt and Development (APMDD) and Friends of the Earth Togo to co-host side-event ‘Climate Justice Pathways for Real Zero, Real Finance, and Real Action’ at Bonn Climate Change Conference where they discussed pathways to rapidly enact a 1.5-centered just transition that decreases emissions to #RealZero, how to urgently scale up finance for adaptation, and Loss and Damage.
Gadir Lavadenz, Global Campaign to Demand Climate Justice
Claire Miranda, Asian Peoples’ Movement on Debt and Development
Kwami Kponzo, Friends of the Earth Togo/Global Forest Coalition
Simone Lovera, Global Forest Coalition
Moderated by Rachel Rose Jackson, Corporate Accountability
Click below to view the full side event.
Pay Up for Loss and Damage: CSO Action on Loss and Damage Finance on June 11 2022
Two weeks of all talk and no walk: A rocky road to Sharm el-Sheikh: Press Conference by DCJ and members, June 15 2022
The Global Campaign to Demand Climate Justice (DCJ) held a press conference on June 15 2022 during the United Nations’ Conference on Climate Change at Bonn. With just hours left for climate talks to conclude in Bonn before negotiators reconvene at COP 27, representatives of DCJ explained the current state of play at UNFCCC’s SBs, share African civil society’s core demands, and what to expect on the ground in Sharm el-Sheikh in November.
Meena Raman, Third World Network
Tetet Lauron, Rosa Luxemburg Foundation
Colin Besaans, Powershift Africa
Rachel Rose Jackson, Corporate Accountability International
Moderated by Gadir Lavadenz, Global Campaign to Demand Climate Justice
ACT NOW on Climate Crisis: DCJ and its members joined a CSO Action on last day of Bonn Climate Change Conference
DCJ and its members joined other CSOs on last day of Bonn Climate Change Conference calling out for governments to stop talking and ACT NOW on climate crisis, to pay up for loss and damage and climate finance and to support real solutions and not false solutions.
Check out some of the other resources on Bonn Climate Change Conference from DCJ and it’s members below.
CSO intervention by DCJ during the joint opening plenary
CSO intervention by DCJ during the closing plenary
Closing comments from climate justice voices around the world on the conclusion of Bonn Climate Talks
Daily Newsletter by Third World Network on Bonn Climate Talks