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Mika Huettner's Blog – December 2009 Archive (5)

Disappointment and frustration in Copenhagen

Hundreds of young people gathered in the final night of the climate negotiations in Copenhagen to spell out the truth about the reached political deal: "Climate Shame".

(Photo: kindly provided by Robert van Waarden - http://www.vanwaardenphoto.com)



Today the climate conference in Copenhagen comes to its end. Unfortunately the final outcome is not what people around the world have hoped for.… Continue

Added by Mika Huettner on December 19, 2009 at 1:30am — No Comments

The biggest climate demonstration of all times

Hey folks,

today I participated in one of the biggest climate demonstrations of all times. According to the organizers of the Climate Action Day up to 100,000 people! filled the streets of Copenhagen and marched to the location of the climate conference. Thousands of them carried banners, costumers and colourful clothes. All were united by the demand for more climate justice. The protesters met representatives from the climate conference in the evening, submitting their requests. From… Continue

Added by Mika Huettner on December 12, 2009 at 7:32pm — 2 Comments

UN Climate Summit started

Members of the International Youth Climate Movement preform a dance in front of the plenary, calling for strong action and climate justice. (Photos: kindly provided by Robert van Waarden - http://www.vanwaardenphoto.com)



Hey,

You might have heard it in the media already. The 15. Conference of the Parties to the UN Climate Convention (UNFCCC) was offically opened yesterday in Copenhagen,… Continue

Added by Mika Huettner on December 8, 2009 at 10:00am — No Comments

Start of the Conference of Youth prior to the Copenhagen Climate Summit



12/05/2009

Today the Conference of Youth (short: COY) to the United Nations Climate summit was successfully started in Copenhagen. More than 500 people from all over the world gathered together to prepare actions, discuss policy and build a global partnership in order to help making the Climate Summit next week a success. Learn more about COY at… Continue

Added by Mika Huettner on December 5, 2009 at 10:26pm — No Comments

Press Release: 40% emission cuts are possible for EU!

FRIENDS OF THE EARTH EUROPE, STOCKHOLM ENVIRONMENT INSTITUTE

PRESS RELEASE

For immediate release: TUESDAY DECEMBER 1, 2009



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NEW STUDY SHOWS 40% EMISSIONS CUTS POSSIBLE IN EUROPE



Fair solutions are financially and technically achievable, but political

will is still required

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Read the full report ‘Europe’s Share of the Climate Challenge: Domestic

Actions and International Obligations to Protect the Planet’ at:…

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Added by Mika Huettner on December 2, 2009 at 2:39pm — No Comments

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