English barrister Polly Higgins aims to pass an international law against ecocide. The law is already being tested in the UK, where a mock trial jury convicted two CEOs of ecocide in their mining of the Alberta Tar Sands. Interview by Frieda Werden during Higgins's cross-Canada tour looking for supporters of the proposed law to help raise the issue at the upcoming Rio Earth Summit. More info: More info: www.eradicatingecocide.com
The most action packed show to date, here we move into June with an hour and a half of stuff that matters and music to tingle the senses. With the warmer weather moving in and the city coming alive again we tell those untold stories and showcast some of the best new acts and artists.
Listen: #5 the June Show
Welcome to another superduper action packed edition of your Riseup Radio chock full of local news, tunes & interviews from Nottingham, UK.