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[16 Dec 2009 | Eileen Leeyihui | No Comment]
Youth Perspective: Musings From Copenhagen

Takeaways from Copenhagen, provided from the ordinary youth’s perspective.

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[16 Dec 2009 | Carolyne Okeijn | One Comment]
The Angry Mermaid Award winner is….

Laughter, cheers and boos were potent in response to a series of jokes and mockery made by the moderator about the worst corporate lobbyists sabotage against effective climate action – were the subject of scrutiny and exposure at this crowded event which saw speakers such as activist and author Naomi Klein and Nnimmo Bassey, TIME magazine’s Heros of the Environment 2009 who was interviewed by G-1 Billion. Click to read more…

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[16 Dec 2009 | Evdokia Bakalou | No Comment]
Envi ~ Concerts

A way of expressing yourself and your ideas is writing songs, dancing, playing roles, writing your thoughts about something that irritates you and you wanna change it but you cannot due to the fact that it is not only up to you although as you are member of this problem such as the Climate Change. For this reason, many people do write and sing and try to give their own point of view concerning that issue.
In Klimaforum the previous days apart from the Ojos de Brujo concert …

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[16 Dec 2009 | Shirley Ma | No Comment]
Heads of state take the stage…

Some 110 heads of state and government will be at COP15 Dec. 17-18. The first to arrive have already begun taking the stage with their impressions of what is needed.

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[16 Dec 2009 | Evdokia Bakalou | 2 Comments]
Hopenhagen’s Exhibition

 
In December 2009, 80 mayors  from all over the world meet at the City Hall Square of Copenhagen for a summit where climate is at the top of the agenda. Half of the world’s population is now living in cities and the percentage is rapidly growing. The cities are responsible for  up to the 75% of greenhouse gas emissions, so any solution to the climate crisis has to involve active participation of the cities. Ten cities present some of the solutions they have already implemented to combat climate change. Through …

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[16 Dec 2009 | Gabriela Werner | No Comment]
Copenhagen breaths global warming

Copenhagen breaths global warming. Out of all events and campaigns, the fossil of the day award and the ashamed presidents’ posters are my favorite.

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[16 Dec 2009 | Valerie Kwan | 2 Comments]
Shut Out the Voices, Get Lost in the Solutions

For those who have been following mainstream news would probably be aware that thousands of people have been arrested and detained…We could try, but have to try very hard, to understand when a percentage of non-governmental organisations and observers not directly engaged in the negotiations have to make way as the COP15 roll the red carpet for high-level and head of states if “building capacity” and security is their key concern…This is the critical make or break moment, as many have said – the deal could only be sealed successfully if all voices are heard

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[16 Dec 2009 | Shirley Ma | 4 Comments]
“You are brilliant and the world is hiring.”

Inspiration from Alex Steffen, CEO and Editor of Worldchanging.com.

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[16 Dec 2009 | Darren Willman | No Comment]
Energy industry is hesitant to invest in green R&D

A survey about the energy mix and responsiveness of 200 firms (so far) in the energy industry across 7 countries was conducted, and its results were presented in a side event last week. It studied where investments and capital expenditure from energy companies were going, and revealed a reactive approach from the industry.

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[16 Dec 2009 | Beatrice Mosello | Comments Off]
What is happening in Hopenhagen?

Recent reports of violence and riots in Copenhagen have made me reflect upon the utility of violence as a tool for asking for change. Here my conclusions…