forum will include:
Ben Ikari, National Union of Ogoni Students
Henry Robertson, Green Party of St. Louis
Barbara Chicherio, Gateway Green Alliance [moderator]
warming is already having its most devastating effects on people
of color across the world. Costal cities from New Orleans to Africa
are being hit by more intense storms. Coral reefs are disappearing,
making tsunamis more violent. Drought is ruining crops.
Robertson will explain the science of global warming and give
an overall picture of major planetary changes that are happening
and are likely to occur in the next few decades.
Ikari will describe problems with oil extraction in Nigeria,
including the contribution of gas flaring to global warming and
increased health problems from rising temperatures. Mr. Ikari
is author of Ken
Saro-Wiwa and MOSOP: The Story and Revelation.
by the Gateway Green Alliance and Universal African Peoples Organization.
For more information call 314-727-8554 or visit the Greens' web