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[9 Dec 2009 | One Comment | 1,049 views]
Three Wise Women

Three wise women have been meeting for the past 3 years to discuss the kind of deal we need to get in Copenhagen. The involvement of younger actors in the 3 different working groups did yield some real interest in our comments, and in some cases the inclusion of our interventions into the final communique. Great stuff.

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[8 Dec 2009 | No Comment | 1,072 views]
Mary Robinson Opening Address at the Road to Copenhagen 3

Mary Robinson, former President of Ireland, in her opening address at the Road to Copenhagen 3 conference in Malmo, Sweden that began today. She talked about climate justice, gender issues, bringing developing countries into the talks, and the importance of these issues for the sake of our grandchildren. She is a great speaker!

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[8 Dec 2009 | One Comment | 1,151 views]
Green Jobs from the Road to Copenhagen

Today, I’ve been in Malmö, Sweden, for Day One of the Road to Copenhagen event. This political platform, fronted by the three formidable women Margot Wallstrom, Gro Harlem Brundtland and Mary Robinson, has been pushing for a meaningful and binding deal in Copenhagen for 3 years now.

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[8 Dec 2009 | No Comment | 1,028 views]
“Concrete” ideas – but are they actionable?

There is a powerful expectation from the conference leaders to the delegates to provide concrete solutions and actionable points for people to pick up and implement. It is consensus that we need to break down high-level discussions into solutions. It appears that concise action points stop short of being actually practical solutions.