« You must treat the earth well. It was not given to you by your parents. It is loaned to you by your children.«
With this Kikuyu proverb in mind, African faith leaders will be calling on governments to agree on a just and legally binding climate treaty at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) summit in Durban, South Africa from November 28th – December 9th, 2011. On November 27th, they will present an international petition to world leaders gathered in Durban.
Development and Peace supports this campaign, particularly as it relates to its current campaign to promote sustainable agriculture in an effort to cool the planet and better care for the earth’s resources.