World People's Conference on Climate Change and the Rights of Mother Earth. Cochabamba, Bolivia, April 19 to 22, 2010 ...
The Bolivian government got the ball rolling by proposing four big ideas:
- "Universal Declaration of Mother Earth Rights", that nature should be granted
- "Climate Justice Tribunal, rights that protect ecosystems from annihilationthat those who violate those rights and other international environmental agreements should face legal consequences
- "Climate Debt", that poor countries should receive various forms of compensation for a crisis they are facing but had little role in creating
- "World People's Referendum on Climate Change", that there should be a mechanism for people around the world to express their views on these topics