Lliuya, who is also a mountain guide, was seeking an unspecified "financial contribution" from RWE to "safety measures at the lake above the city, which has grown immensely as a result of glacial melting". Germanwatch said he was seeking "payment... proportional to the company’s contribution to climate change".
'It is. Some of the violence is grindingly slow: rising seas that gradually erase whole nations, and droughts that kill many thousands. Some of the violence is terrifyingly fast: storms with names such as Katrina and Haiyan that steal thousands of lives in a single roiling event. When governments and corporations knowingly fail to act to prevent catastrophic warming, that is an act of violence. It is a violence so large, so global and inflicted against so many temporalities simultaneously (ancient cultures, present lives, future potential) that there is not yet a word capable of containing its monstrousness. And using acts of violence to silence the voices of those who are most vulnerable to climate violence is yet more violence.'
Paris 'should be considered not just a UN climate summit but a peace conference—perhaps the most significant peace convocation in history.'
Warmists Jason Box & Naomi Klein in New Yorker mag.: 'A climate summit taking place against the backdrop of climate-fuelled violence and migration can only be relevant if its central goal is the creation of conditions for lasting peace. That would mean making legally enforceable commitments to leave the vast majority of known fossil-fuel reserves in the ground.'
'As the author and energy expert Michael T. Klare argued weeks before the attacks, Paris “should be considered not just a climate summit but a peace conference—perhaps the most significant peace convocation in history.” But it can only do that if the agreement builds a carbon-safe economy fast enough to tangibly improve lives in the here and now. We are finally starting to recognize that climate change leads to wars and economic ruin. It’s time to recognize that intelligent climate policy is fundamental to lasting peace and economic justice.'
Claim: ISIS-OPEC coordinated attacks to kill UN climate treaty
Warmist Oliver Tickell of The Ecologist asks: Were Paris attacks 'in any way motivated by a desire to scupper a strong climate agreement at UN climate summit] COP21?'
'Failure to reach a strong climate agreement now looks more probable. And that's an outcome that would suit ISIS - which makes $500m a year from oil sales - together with other oil producers.' Tickell asked, is “ISIS Inc defending its corporate interests?”
The Raleigh teen wants North Carolina to commit to reducing carbon dioxide emissions by at least 4 percent each year.
13-year old Hallie Turner: 'I read Al Gore's book, 'An Inconvenient Truth', and that just insanely inspired me and opened my eyes to how big of an issue it was.' - 'I was inspired me to take action because of that.' - Turner has a 'passion for climate justice.'
Michael Mann: 'Paris is probably the last chance to bring the necessary emission reductions on the way - we had begun 15 years ago, the required transformation of the energy system would gently can proceed.'