Saturday, December 18, 2010


Brooking No Criticism

Tom Goldtooth, director of the Indigenous Environmental Network and spokesman for the indigenous peoples’ caucus at the UN climate change talks last year in Copenhagen, had his credentials revoked at the UN conference in Cancun last week for publicly describing the UN gathering as “a trade show for promoting false solutions”. Goldtooth and others were ejected by the UN for drawing media attention to the fact that a major agenda item of the international discussion in Cancun, as in Copenhagen, was to silence indigenous peoples.


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