Videos from the Climate Change summit in Copenhagen (December 12-13, 2009) - Tuvalu makes an impassioned plea for action, a peaceful protest turns violent then peaceful again, Desmond Tutu calls on leaders to take real action on climate change. U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu at Bright Green.
Clean Skies Sunday: Copenhagen Talks Week 1. The week began with a controversy of a report of a leaked Danish text, that reportedly would give developed nations more power in how to fight climate change, and leave poorer nations out of the negotiating process. U.N.F.C.C. Exec. Secretary Yvo de Boer, COP15 President Connie Hedegaard denied it. But G-77 and Africa nations cried foul. As the week progressed, so did the negotiations. And by the end of the week a working draft agreement was produced. But can the nations build upon it the second week? de Boer and IPCC chairman Rajendra Pachauri discuss the first week and their expectations for the second. The U.S. delegation arrived to great fanfare, to explain the American's position on restitution for pollution and the plan to move forward. And finally, DONG energy gives a tour of the world's first commercial size 2nd generation bio-fuels plant, turning biomass into fuel.
TckTckTck - On the weekend of December 11-13, people around the world took action on climate change. We held over 3,000 events: massive marches in Copenhagen and other cities, signing walls in world capitals, beautiful candlelight vigils in our communities, and church bells ringing out around the world. (See also A troika of inspiring videos.
Brad Johnson, Think Progress - Ian Fry, the Tuvalu delegate makes an impassioned plea for legally binding agreements to be made by world leaders to save his nation and other low-lying island states. See related post Tuvalu To Obama And The Senate: ‘The Fate Of My Country Rests In Your Hands’.
Project Survival Media - Video of Climate March - 12 December '09, Copenhagen. See related story, Peaceful Protesters Take Over Copenhagen; Fight Climate Change.
The Uptake - On December 12, 2009, thousands of people representing a broad coalition of climate and environmental organizations, activists, and other civil society organizations marched from Christiansborg Palace Square to the Bella Center. Despite some arrests, the overwhelming sentiment was positive and peaceful, culminating in a massive vigil outside Bella Center.
France24 - Copenhagen: Climate activists from all over the world ... At least 30,000 people demonstrated in Copenhagen Saturday to pressure climate delegates to reach a pact at the UN Copenhagen summit.
EarthKeepers - Environmental reporter, Olivia Zaleski and filmmakers Gabriel London and Peter Buntaine report as violence erupts during an otherwise peaceful protest at the United Nations Climate Summit in Copenhagen. An unidentified anarchist group of several hundred--most covering their faces with ski masks and hoods--began to converge, shooting explosives at nearby buildings and police. One homemade cannon launched cobblestones over the crowd, breaking the window of a nearby police van. See related story, Copenhagen Protest Turns Violent, Hundreds Arrested.
Comedian Eugene Mirman, Grist's Special Correspondent in Copenhagen, joined tens of thousands of protesters for the a rally and march during the UN Climate Change Conference. Amidst a colorful display of activism at Parliament Square, Eugene tackles the big issues. He talks to everyone, including protesters protesting the protest. He also speaks with a VERY cute dog.Guardian UK - Copenhagen: A tale of two protests. After tens of thousands of climate change protesters took to the streets of Copenhagen, police make hundreds of arrests.
Reuters - South African Nobel Peace Prize winner Archbishop Desmond Tutu delivers petition to U.N.'s climate chief to press world leaders for a strong deal to curb climate change. Penny Tweedie reports.
Reuters - Climate change protests across globe. Protesters in Asia started a day of action across the globe calling for an end to global warming as climate talks in Copenhagen entered their sixth day. Sonia Legg reports.
U.S. Secretary of Energy, Steven Chu at Bright Green Dec 13, 2009 -
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