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Canadian youth ejected from COP 17

(A non-disruptive, non-violent protest – but effective, so of course, they are ejected.)

TURN THEIR BACKS ON CANADIAN GOVERNMENT DURING OPENING SPEECH

High Resolution Photos: http://www.flickr.com/photos/cydcancun/Durban,

South Africa – Members of the Canadian Youth Delegation were ejected from COP17 today as Canada’s Environment Minister Peter Kent delivered his opening address at the United Nations climate negotiations in Durban, South Africa. Just as Kent began his speech, six youth stood and turned away from the Minister revealing the message “Turn your back on Canada” prominently displayed on their shirts.

“Our so-called Environment Minister entered these talks by going on record that Continue reading

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