Friday, 30 October 2009

Joint Statement from UNA Climate Day

Our Joint Statement from the UNA Climate Day at Hull Guildhall, Oct 24th.

We each accept responsibility to constantly challenge instances of global injustice, exploitation and oppression, through

1. Informing and challenging ourselves

2. Informing and challenging others, and

3. Reducing our impact on

Our local environment

The global environment

Future generations

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