Datum: 21-04-2022Tijd: 4:00 PM 5:30 PMLocatie: online
Climate change is usually spotlighted as the greatest security threat to the planet and to human viability. In practice, it is the mutually-amplified threat of fossil fuels and militarism that produce climate chaos and that is wreaking havoc through entire planetary ecosystems and social systems.
As we are sadly witnessing in Ukraine, fossil fuels and militarism are inextricably linked and co-dependent. Together, they create and sustain the global addiction that is planet-threatening. Foregrounding fossil fuels also exposes the rampant profiteering and inequalities of capitalism that are sustained by patriarchal privilege, that are driven by distorted masculinities, and protected by militarism. The combined drivers of (fossil-fuel-based) profit and (militarised) power move planetary-scale destruction relentlessly forward.
Join leaders of the feminist peace movement to elevate the alternative values which have always been intrinsic to human survival: solidarity, equality, care and compassion, and community. Now we can build on these with a new legal norm: a Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty.
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Moderator: Cat Abreu, Destination Zero, Fossil Fuel Treaty Campaign Steering Committee
- Joni Seager, Feminist Environmentalist, Distinguished Professor of Arts and Sciences, Bentley University, Fossil Fuel Treaty Campaign Champion, on Petro-Bromance in a time of war
- Osprey Orielle Lake, Women’s Earth & Climate Action Network, International, WECAN, on Gendered Impacts of Fossil Fuels
- Svitlana Romanko, Laudato Si’ Movement, Ukraine climate activist, on Fossil Fuels and the war in Ukraine
- Sylvie Ndongmo, WILPF Cameroon
- Eva Tabbasam, GAPS UK, Defending the Future: Gender, Conflict and Environmental Peace, on the impacts of climate change on women and girls in conflict
- Yanar Mohamed, Organization for Women’s Freedom in Iraq
- Nguavese Tracy Ogbonna, Women Environment Programme
- Nikki Reisch, Center for International Environmental Law, on "What’s a treaty on plastic pollution got to do with a Fossil Fuel Treaty?”
- Casey Camp Horinek, Ponca Nation Elder, on impacts of fossil fuels on Indigenous women,
- Mara Dolan, Women's Environment & Development Organization, on climate financing for transformational change
- Carol Cohn, Consortium on Gender, Security and Human Rights
- Sahar Yasin, Kvinna till Kvinna Foundation
This event is co-sponsored by the Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty Campaign, Women's International League for Peace & Freedom (WILPF), Women's Earth and Environmental Action Network (WECAN), Laudato Si' Movement, Consortium on Gender, Security and Human Rights, and Women's Environment & Development Organization (WEDO).