President Obama arrives in Copenhagen. Heads of nation states meet behind closed doors to iron out an agreement. Late in the day President Obama announces "a meaningful and unprecedented breakthrough" is reached by major nations.
CBS News - President Obama arrived at the U.N. climate conference in Copenhagen to cut a climate deal, but as Shiela MacVicar reports, no political agreement has been met.
Clean Skies - President Barack Obama spoke on the last day of climate talks at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark. The President called on all major economies to put forward decisive national actions that will reduce their emissions and turn the corner on climate change.
COP15 - Watch highlights from day 12 of the United Nations Climate Change Conference 2009 (COP15) - recorded on December 18, 2009
Clean Skies - Pres. Barack Obama concludes international climate talks in Copenhagen with a non-binding agreement between the U.S., China, India, Brazil, and South Africa to curb climate change. "Transparency, mitigation, and finance" form the basis of the common approach each nation embraced during negotiations. Obama calls the deal "the beginning of a new era of international action."
NBC News - The full version of Obama's speech in Copenhagen.
Clean Skies - Yvo de Boer Speaks at Final Copenhagen Press Conference. Executive Secretary of the UNFCCC Yvo de Boer provides analysis of the completed Copenhagen Accord. Though impressed with world leaders' ability to engage in drafting an agreement, de Boer focuses on the importance of setting mandatory emissions targets for countries and specific allotments of climate funding worldwide.
NPR news - Copenhagen climate deal hinged on one sentence.
Clean Skies - Clean Skies Sunday reports from Denmark on the final week of the Copenhagen climate change talks. In the end, negotiators came to an agreement, but that resolution is getting mixed reactions.
Guardian UK - Copenhagen: climate of denied opportunity. Guardian environment editor John Vidal examines the final frantic hours of Copenhagen's climate summit, including fury toward the US president and the world's richest countries.
Clean Skies - World Resources Institute President Jonathan Lash cited significant progress in agreements among major world nations, voiced commitment to reducing emissions, as reasons to consider Copenhagen climate talks a "success".
Clean Skies - Copenhagen: Success or Failure? Clean Skies News talks with Worldwatch Institute's Chris Flavin and Jonathan Lash of the World Resources Institute about the Copenhagen Accord and whether it can be called a success.