CYD Podcast- Youth: 1, Minister: 0

Members of the CYD are escorted away UN securty after turning their backs on Canada as Peter Kent addressed plenary at COP 17.

Today’s podcast brings you the voices of Karen Rooney and Matt Chisholm, two of the six young Canadians on the CYD who disrupted Minister Kent’s speech in plenary at COP17 on Wednesday. They explain the reasoning behind the protest and its significance for the greater youth climate movement. We also hear the story of a woman from India who’s job as waste picker is threatened by Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) projects that install large waste incinerator projects in her country.

You can also find our podcast on feedburner and rabble.ca

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