South Africa to participate in next week’s protest

Scavengers organizations in India, Brazil, Colombia and South Africa launched a campaign to safeguard workers and their families picking up the interest, against the burning of garbage. But the United Nations that rotting garbage would create methane, and methane is a greenhouse gas, the United Nations has been promoting waste incineration power generation projects. According to the Kyoto Protocol, similar to the burning of garbage power generation project in exchange for carbon credits can be, these credits can be used to offset the carbon emissions of coal power generation.

Every day, Lajikuma and 10-year-old son to spend five hours in a huge pile of rubbish rummage scrap metal, plastic and glass bottles, etc., and then transported to a nearby trolley stations sell waste .

However, not far from the incinerator is under construction indicates that he and other scavengers to keep the dump goodbye, Kumar said he waste money every day selling only $ 5 more, which his money to feed their families.

New Delhi plans to build a waste incineration power plant in exchange for carbon credits. These credits can be used to offset the carbon emissions of coal power generation. Local government in New Delhi claimed that the project can solve long-standing problem of power shortages and excessive trash. But for cities over 300,000 in garbage collection, classification and re-use of scavengers, the establishment of waste incineration power plant is equal to cut off their source of livelihood.

League Secretary General 沙什布桑潘 Di asked. Fear of dioxins and other toxic gases, this year, residents of New Delhi launched a new incinerator protest activities.

two scavengers scavengers will represent India at Durban, South Africa to participate in next week’s protest, asking the Government to formulate climate policy when taking into account the interests of the poor.

a scavengers organization in Brazil, Colombia, South Africa and India has launched a campaign to safeguard workers and their families picking up the interest, against the burning of garbage. But the United Nations that rotting garbage would create methane, and methane is a greenhouse gas

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