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The most democratic part of Copenhagen: the queue

Harriet Williams

16th December, 2009

While the inside of COP15 may be the preserve of those with power and influence, the queue to get into the Bella Center is where the rich and famous rub shoulders with the rank and file... more...
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Climate expert: Copenhagen is 'four years behind the science'

Arthur Girling

16th December, 2009

Head of the Potsdam Institute and climate change advisor to the German government, Professor John Schellnhuber explains why COP15 is based on out-of-date science, but why he still has hope for a positive outcome more...
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'There's a lot of money looking to get involved in REDD'

Phil England

15th December, 2009

In an interview at Copenhagen, Bill Barclay of the Rainforest Action Network explains why the huge amount of money behind forest carbon schemes could lead to the tail wagging the dog more...
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Todd Stern: 'the US is doing a lot'

Ecologist

15th December, 2009

US chief climate negotiator, Todd Stern, argues about baselines at Copenhagen, and tells delegates that the US is 'doing a lot' more...
Governor Schwartzenegger

Schwartzenegger: 'let us regain our purpose'

Ecologist

15th December, 2009

The Governator delivers a stirring speech to delegates at Copenhagen, but warns them not to 'put so many eggs into the international agreement basket' more...
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'Climategate' is the first in a new wave of attacks

Chris Genovali

15th December, 2009

The emails hacked from the servers of the University of East Anglia continue to cause controversy. But it was not a singular attack, says Chris Genovali, just the only successful one so far... more...

Copenhagen: peasant farmers can save the planet

Ed Hamer

15th December, 2009

Carbon reduction potential of ecological farming methods is highlighted at Copenhagen, as protests against industrial agriculture gather strength more...
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Copenhagen could lead to increase in intensive farming

Ed Hamer

14th December, 2009

All sectors must play their part in a global emissions deal, but could including agriculture in the mix lead to an intensification of farming and money for GM crops? more...
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Solar India: why climate finance is so important

Anna Da Costa

14th December, 2009

As negotiators haggle in Copenhagen over the levels of financial assistance to be provided to less-industrialised nations, Anna Da Costa highlights the difference this money could make more...
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VIDEO: The US must commit at least $3.5bn in climate aid

Ecologist

13th December, 2009

The EU's chief negotiator at Copenhagen, Artur Runge-Metzger, tells journalists that he expects the US to contribute at least $3.5 billion to the climate aid budget more...
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Todd Stern: No US climate targets without China

Ecologist

13th December, 2009

US climate negotiator Todd Stern makes it quite clear to the COP15 delegates: no China, no deal... more...
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Europeans 'are acting as if they are climate sceptics'

Phil England

13th December, 2009

In a stinging attack on developed nations, G77 leader Lumumba Di-Aping blasts Gordon Brown for his offer of £500 million of climate aid more...

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Obama can act on climate change without Congress

Phil England

11th December, 2009

There's a popular myth that without the US Congress passing a climate change bill, President Obama can't sign up to binding emissions targets. It's wrong, says Kassie Siegel, of the Center for Biological Diversity more...
Climate Index

A 'Dow Jones' index for the world's climate

Ecologist

12th December, 2009

The sheer number of different measurements used to show evidence of climate change is dizzying. Now, the International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme has boiled them down to one, simple graph more...

Atlantic Rising: Why Sierra Leone will be screwed at COP15

Will Lorimer

10th December, 2009

The costs associated with sending delegates to a conference like Copenhagen are prohibitive for many countries more...
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Video: Yvo De Boer plays down the 'Danish text' at Copenhagen

Ecologist

10th December, 2009

Listen to three high-level responses to the leak of the now infamous 'Danish text' more...

Fight climate change as a recruit in BTCV's Carbon Army

Emma Bocking

11th December, 2009

The British Trust for Conservation Volunteers has created a 'Carbon Army' with marching order for hands-on action during the Copenhagen summit more...
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A toothless cap-and-trade scheme is a planetary wrecking ball

Alison Smith

10th December, 2009

The theory of cap-and-trade is brilliantly simple; in practice, however, it's just not moving fast enough, says Alison Smith. A runner-up in the Ecologist/nef essay competition... more...
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Copenhagen Daily: Wednesday 9th December">Copenhagen Daily: Wednesday 9th December

Phil England

9th December, 2009

Phil England offers his thoughts on the now infamous 'leaked draft' agreement, as well as some new positive reports from green NGOs Copenhagen Daily: Wednesday 9th December ">more...

GRAPHIC: What business wants in Copenhagen

Ecologist

10th December, 2009

Copenhagen is awash with lobbyists of all creeds and colours, but those representing big business interests have more power than most. Here are their demands... more...
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Copenhagen Daily: Tuesday 8th December

Phil England

8th December, 2009

In this, the first of a two week series of programmes from the Copenhagen climate conference, Phil England talks to some of the activists making their presence felt in the Danish capital more...
Forest people

Protecting forests AND the rights of forest peoples

Laura Sevier

8th December, 2009

The plans currently under consideration for saving forests might help the trees, but they could ride roughshod over indigenous communities. Here are some ways to change that more...
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Copenhagen climate summit in disarray after 'Danish text' leak

John Vidal

8th December, 2009

Developing countries react furiously to leaked draft agreement that would hand more power to rich nations, sideline the UN's negotiating role and abandon the Kyoto protocol more...
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Copenhagen deal taking world to 3.5 degree rise

Ecologist

7th December, 2009

Industrialised countries need to decrease their emissions to between 25-40 per cent on 1990 levels by 2020, according to IPCC
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Agriculture: Copenhagen's blind spot

Peter Melchett

7th December, 2009

By not properly discussing agriculture at national or international climate negotiations, we are avoiding tackling not just a huge source of emissions, but also a potential carbon sink more...

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