Should you find yourself in Paris before the final weekend of action, there will be no shortage of events and actions to keep you busy – check out our list for ideas.
Reclaim the Power are organising affordable transport from Manchester and London for people who want to go to Paris for the whole second week of COP21. You can also read our COP21 Sustainable Travel Guide on ideas for organising your own travel.
Don’t forget to check out Human Hotel as a great, affordable option allowing you to stay with locals during your visit.
The Global March for Climate is taking place in cities around the world on the weekend of 28-29 November. If you arrive in Paris by 29 November, join hundreds of thousands of people on the streets to march together and affirm loud and clear our demands, from food to employment, energy and poverty eradication. Find out more at http://coalitionclimat21.org/en/global-march-climate
Zero Waste France will be hosting a conference to highlight the role that waste minimisation has to play in promoting a healthier, more sustainable society. Information can be found at http://www.no-burn.org/
The Global Alliance for the Right of Nature will host the International Rights of Nature Tribunal, where peoples from all reaches of the globe will testify on the destruction of the natural world in and around their community. In addition, the event will address the potential for an alternative legal framework for living in a more ecologically sound manner. To find out more and register for the event, follow the link below.
Alternatiba will be hosting the People’s Climate Forum and the Global Village of Alternatives in Montreuil, just outside of Paris. The Forum will be dedicated to discussing global climate initiatives and expectations for the COP21 talks while the Global Village will be focused on concrete sustainable solutions at both the local and international level. Information on the weekend’s activities can be found at Coalition 21 Climat’s page for the People’s Climate Summit
Between the 7 and 11 of December, Cent Quatre (located at 5 Rue Curial in District 19 of Paris) will be hosting the Climate Action Zone, a space where the mass mobilisation and various other actions will be planned. Information on the events can be found at
WECAN International, the Women’s Earth and Climate Action Network will be hosting ‘Women Leading Solutions on the Frontlines of Climate Change’, a conference dedicated to providing climate solutions and diversification within the climate movement. To register and find out more information, visit WECAN’s website
On the 9, La Via Campesina, an organization dedicated to promotion of localised peasant agriculture as a path to averting climate chaos, will be hosting Peasant Agriculture and Food Sovereignty Day. For more information on events in Paris and around the world, check out La Via Campesina’s website
Carlos Marentes / firstname.lastname@example.org / 1.915.873.8933 / Border Farm Workers Project – Unión de Trabajadores Agricola
A day of strategic planning surrounding the anti-fracking movement, held by Friends of the Earth Europe and multiple organisations from the United States. Details about actions on the day are to follow.
November 30 to December 12
The Climate Games, a series of challenges and self-reported actions which debuted last year in Amsterdam, makes a comeback for COP21. You and a team can participate in Paris or in your own community with points and badges awarded for each action. A final awards ceremony will be held on the 13 of December. More information and can be found at: