"Bolivian President Blames Capitalism for Global Warming"

"COCHABAMBA, Bolivia -- Bolivian President Evo Morales said capitalism is to blame for global warming and the accelerated deterioration of the planetary ecosystem in a speech today opening an international conference on climate change and the 'rights of Mother Earth.'

More than 20,000 indigenous, environmental and civil society delegates from 129 countries were in attendance as President Morales welcomed them to the conference at a soccer stadium in the village of Tiquipaya on the outskirts of the city of Cochabamba."

Environment News Service had the story April 20, 2010.

See Also:

"Major Economies Focus On Finance At Climate Meeting" (Reuters)

"Climate Talks End in 'Trust' Jab" (Politico)

Wednesday, April 21, 2010