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Dan Box

Politicians have failed, business is now our only hope

Dan Box

21st December, 2009

This blog is unlikely to win me many friends among readers of the Ecologist, but it needs to be said: after Copenhagen, we must accept that big business is just about the best hope we have left more...
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Copenhagen fails to deliver deal on tackling climate change

Ecologist

19th December, 2009

The UN has failed to reach a unanimous deal on reducing greenhouse gas emissions and preventing dangerous climate change at the talks in Copenhagen more...
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Carbon emissions: the world in 2010

Tom Levitt

23rd December, 2009

A post-Copenhagen look at where the carbon emissions are coming from and how that is projected to change over the coming decade more...
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Copenhagen: concession and compromise

Mark Anslow

18th December, 2009

Climate negotiations are always a balancing act. But the global atmosphere is not a politician, and it won't forgive us if we get this wrong more...
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Ethiopian PM Meles Zenawi: a 'Western stooge'?

Phil England

17th December, 2009

African nations react angrily to a funding compromise struck by the newly appointed head of the African delegation, Prime Minister Meles Zenawi. Listen to his speech, and the reaction more...
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Poem: "I suppose it must snow"

Stephen Pain

17th December, 2009

Stephen Pain's poem fears the momentum for tackling climate change could be lost in a white Christmas more...
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COP15: 'We will not just discuss procedure'

Ecologist

17th December, 2009

Danish Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen attempts to force negotiations at COP15 forward, saying 'we will not just discuss procedure, procedure, procedure' more...
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Bolivia's Pablo Solon: 'how do you compensate Mother Earth?'

Phil England

16th December, 2009

The Bolivian ambassador to the UN, Pablo Solon, explains why over 100 countries are now backing a proposal to acknowledge the rights of nature in a climate change agreement more...
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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...

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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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