Greenpeace Director Explains Final Day at Copenhagen in Five Minutes: "We Are Far Away From Where We Need To Be" (Video)

December 18, 2009 by  
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Before the speeches and scrambling to secure some kind of agreement in Copenhagen, I caught Kumi Naidoo , executive director of Greenpeace International, on the way to his office in the Bella Center. He kindly explained for us the majo… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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New Fax-to-Twitter Service Misses The Point of Computers, Wastes Paper (Video)

December 18, 2009 by  
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Anyone – even people who don’t want to use a computer – can use Twitter now.

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One of the Few Activists Allowed Into Climate Talks Fasts for a Deal (Video)

December 17, 2009 by  
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Thoughout the Copenhagen climate summit, the massive Bella Center has felt something like an airport at Christmas time, with NGOs playing the role of information-dispensing attendants, skycaps helping to ferry along good ideas, and police, making sure that no one was trying to sneak policy bombs onto the climate deal plane. But the real police, along with the UN, hav…

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How Can Eco-Art Inspire Change?

December 16, 2009 by  
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An image from artist Maya Lin’s “Unchopping a Tree” installation from the What’s Missing? project. ‘Where do we go from here?’ was the question that brought a panel of creative minds together at the Louisiana Museum of Contemporary Art, just north of Copenhagen last Saturday.

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Schwarzenegger lowers expectations for Copenhagen

December 16, 2009 by  
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Image credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images This post, written by Amanda Little, originally appeared on Grist.org Looking tanned and coiffed, California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger stood in sharp contrast to the wan, glum denizens of Copenhagen’s Bella Center. According to one political insider, the typical morale trajectory for a conference of this scale is cautious optimism for the first few days, despair in the middle, a spurt of can-do spirit in the final days, and either total despair or euphoria in the final hours…

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How Oysters May Have Saved the Human Race

December 16, 2009 by  
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National Archives and Records Administration A hundred years ago, oysters and shellfish were a staple of a working person’s diet in New York and on the east coast; they were cheap, plentiful and healthy. Maggie Koerth-Baker of BoingBoing writes that a couple of hundred thousand years ago they were too; in fact, they may have saved humanity from starvation in a world of changing climate

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Whose Summit? Our Summit! Bella Center Erupts in Protest (Slideshow)

December 16, 2009 by  
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photo: Matthew McDermott NGO access to the Bella Center has been all but cut off. Friends of the Earth and Avaaz had their accreditation revoked. Nnimmo Bassey, head of FOE Intl, was ejected from the venue

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At Copenhagen, Young Americans Are Disappointed in Their Country But Still Hoping for Change

December 15, 2009 by  
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Q&A with Jessy Tolkan, Energy Action Coalition Even if they aren’t being let into Copenhagen’s Bella Center for the final crucial days, non-governmental organizations have started a full court press for a fair and binding deal that would give developing natio… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Are We There Yet? COP15 Taking Us Just a Small Step Down the Road to Strong Climate Action

December 15, 2009 by  
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All photos: Matthew McDermott With nine days of COP15 down, we’re really in the home stretch to achieving some sort of global climate deal and everybody and their brother, their cousin and their cousin’s cousin is trying to get into the Bella Center. The UNFCCC just sent around an email that some 45,000 people have applied to get in, at least three times the capacity of the building.

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GoLite PreReleases Pack Line in Recycled Nylon

December 15, 2009 by  
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