As the climate change negotiations in Copenhagen deepen, the videos are becoming more engaging (and plentiful). Here's a good crop of harvested videos summarizing the fourth day of COP15 negotiations.
Clean Skies News - discussion continues over emissions cuts for large countries and climate funding for poorer countries. The Clean Skies team tracks comment from Todd Stern, George Soros and Interior Secretary Ken Salazar.
Climate Action Network (CAN) International - covers the dramatic action of Tuvalu in the negotiation hall, potential loopholes for logging in northern countries, and a focus on the EU, spotlighting finance issues. Experts on todays panel included David Ngatae, Cook Islands Climate Action Network; Saleemul Huq, IIED; and Chris Henschel, Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society; and Matthias Duwe, CAN Europe.
Reuters - The UN's top envoy on climate Change, Yvo de Boer provides insight on a possible 1.5 degree centigrade deal at the Climate Change conference in Copenhagen.
Clean Skies News - Michael Zammit Cutajar, Chairman of the Long Term Cooperative Action Group, talks with Clean Skies in Copenhagen about progress being made on the main issues in Copenhagen: technology, adaption, mitigation and finances. Zammit Cutajar's group was responsible for drafting a new treaty text and for tracking changes made by the UNFCCC parties throughout negotiations. (See related article in today's Washington Post, Key Copenhagen group releases draft climate plan.)
Clean Skies News - Billionaire Financier George Soros talks about his unique plan to pay the costs that come with combating climate change. He says there are vast sums of untapped money in the form of Special Drawing Rights (SDR's), that can be donated into a "green fund." (See related blog post on climate financing via carbon-financeonline.com.)
David Gillette uncovers a mystery. What are the blinking red lights? Hint: they're very, very important.
GRIST - Comedian Eugene Mirman is Grist's Special Correspondent in Copenhagen at the UN Climate Change Conference. Here's his first of many reports from the charming Danish capitol.
- Guardian UK: Copenhagen climate conference: best of YouTube. Young delegates, Lumumba Di-Aping Danish text plea and climate sceptic Monckton declares activists 'Hitler youth': YouTube's inside story so far from Copenhagen… Also check out their video series, Faces from the climate frontline which features stories about how climate change is affecting ordinary people around the world.
- While not a video, the post Myth vs. Reality on the Copenhagen Climate Summit: A Look at the Facts on the Ground at the U.N. Climate Conference is worth a read.
- Clean Skies News Copenhagen Coverage offers summaries and interviews with key players at the COP15 throughout the summit. They also cover related news at home and abroad.