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Entries by David Kroodsma from 12/2009

Voices From the Hopenhagen Ambassador Contest

| Posted 12.10.2009 | Green

Winning this opportunity is an enormous honor--especially because many other contestants were worthy and capable of representing you. I thus asked a few other contestants for their messages of hope.

Learning to be an Ambassador of Hope

| Posted 12.12.2009 | Green

Before becoming an official "ambassador," I first needed to meet the people who selected me, and I also had to learn what exactly Hopenhagen is.

Entering Hopenhagen on Bike

| Posted 12.13.2009 | Green

I did something that I've always wanted to do: ride a bike away from an airport.

Archbishop Desmond Tutu Offers Hope During Suspended Climate Conference

| Posted 12.14.2009 | Green

I asked Desmond "What gives you hope that we can solve climate change?"

VIDEO: Virtual Tour of Outrageous Line Outside the Bella Center and the Scene at Copenhagen

| Posted 12.15.2009 | Green

The Bella Center, the epicenter for Copenhagen's COP 15 climate negotiations, can hold 15,000 people, but over 30,000 were given accreditation.

Youth Arrive to Copenhagen in Droves Only to be Kept Out (VIDEO)

| Posted 12.15.2009 | Green

Today young people are being turned away from the Bella Center in droves because far too many passes were given out by the United Nations.

Amid Copenhagen Chaos, Schwarzenegger Promotes Change at the "Sub-National" Level

| Posted 12.17.2009 | Green

Maybe we can't look only to our heads of state to solve this challenge. Maybe we need to look to our local leaders. Maybe we need to look to ourselves.

Finding Hope Amid Despair in Copenhagen

| Posted 12.17.2009 | Green

Al Gore reminded us today of how far we've come. He recalled that in Kyoto, only one head of state was in attendance. Now over 160 arrived to negotiate.

The Most Important People Were Not in Copenhagen

| Posted 12.18.2009 | Green

The important people are your friends and your friends' friends...They are the people who you can influence.

Schneider: We Got to Stay Vigilint (and Maybe Even a Little Angry)

| Posted 12.23.2009 | Green

How should we interpret last week's climate conference? Nearly everyone agrees that the "Copenhagen Accord" falls far short of what we need. Carbon pr...

Will Coal Power Plants be the Berlin Wall of the Future?

| Posted 12.29.2009 | Green

At the Brandenburg gate, which once sat in "no-man's land" between East and West Berlin, I wondered if, 20 years from now, abandoned coal power plants will be nothing more than museums.