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Global Greens support for the Occupy Movement, Arab Spring, and other democratic movements

From a Green Party of the United States announcement, as posted at onthewilderside.com:
Former logo of the Global Greens

Third Global Greens Congress, meeting in Senegal, passes statement of support for the Occupy Movement, Arab Spring, and other democratic movements

US Greens attend the meeting, which also passes “Rio+20 Summit” resolution in advance of the UN Conference on Sustainable Development

The third Global Greens Congress, meeting in Dakar, Senegal, last weekend, has adopted a statement of support for popular democratic movements around the world, including Arab Spring, the Spanish Indignants, and the Occupy Movement.… Read more ...

UK Greens could win first seat in Parliament

While the Green Party of the United Kingdom has elected a member of the European Parliament, they have not yet elected a member of Parliament in their own country.  However, this could change soon.  The Independent reports:

A poll of voting intentions carried out by ICM Research shows that the Greens, who had their best-ever result in the constituency in 2005, hold an eight-point lead over their nearest rivals, the Conservatives, with the Greens on 35 per cent, the Tories on 27, Labour on 25 and the Liberal Democrats on 11 per cent…

Several developments boost the chance of Britain’s first Green MP.

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Global Green Parties call for honest, scientifically sound climate agreement

Posted at On The Wilder Side:

As the Copenhagen COP enters its second week, the Global Greens today called for an honest climate agreement, based on science not tricky accounting. The Global Greens are concerned that rich nations are building loopholes into the agreement to give the appearance of strong targets without the reality.Read more ...

Global Greens condemn violence in Peru

GREEN PARTY OF THE UNITED STATES
http://www.gp.org

For Immediate Release:
Monday, June 22, 2009

Contacts:
Scott McLarty, Media Coordinator, 202-518-5624, cell 202-904-7614,
mclarty@greens.org
Starlene Rankin, Media Coordinator, 916-995-3805, starlene@gp.org

Global Greens condemn violence in Peru, seek an independent
investigation of police actions at protests against land grab for oil
drilling

• Statement of the Global Green Coordination, forwarded by the Green
Party of the United States

WASHINGTON, DC — The following statement was issued by the Global
Green Coordination on June 15.… Read more ...

European Union Greens issue strong statement regarding bluefin tuna quotas

Bluefin tuna is one of the most endangered fish species on the planet, and yet it is the most expensive and in very high demand. With this bad combination – along with pressure from the industry and consumers – the European Union set out recently to set new quotas for each nation for how much tuna they could catch.… Read more ...