Judy Lumb's Cancun 2010 Blog

Cancun: A Call to Action

11 December --- Final Results early morning

10 December --- the last day

9 December --- Country statements, Planting trees

8 December --- Demonstrations, Walter speaking, and Opening of High Level Session

7 Devember --- Women in Leadership, Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre, H.E. Felipe Calderon, Mexico

6 December --- Via Campesina

5 December --- Official Negotiations

4 December --- Young People in Cancun

Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP-16) Cancun, Mexico, November 29 - December 10, 2010

H.E. Patricia Espinosa, Mexican Minister of Foreign Affairs and President of COP-16

The final session around midnight, December 10, 2010

Judy Lumb, Amy Goodman (Democracry Now) and Mary Gilbert

One of the youth involved in the "Stop talking, Start Planting" project, Juan Yujra-Ticona, Ruben Hilare, Magaly Quispe planting the Bolivian tree.

Judy Lumb planting the Belizean tree.

Mary Gilbert lamenting the small, sickly U.S. tree.

Hon. Gaspar Vega, Deputy Prime Minister of Belize interviewed after Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre Side Event in Cancun 7 Dec 2010 (You Tube video) and presenting the Belize statement on 9 December 2010

Demonstrations in Cancun --- Video of police arriving and of demonstration.

Video of Walter Perriott of Crooked Tree Village speaking in Cancun at COP-16.

Video of Water being interviewed afterwards.

Magaly Quispe, Ruben Hilare, Mary Gilbert, and Juan Yujra-Ticona walking with Via Campesina on Sunday, 5 December 2010 in Cancun


Creative youth actions at the Moon Palace where negotiations were going on at COP-16

The youth T-shirts say, "You have been negotiating my entire life. You cannot tell me you need more time."

Walter Perriott, 12 years old, Crooked Tree Village, Belize speaks about the effect of climate change on his village. Click here for a You Tube video.