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Steven Chu Snubs Canada's Environment Minister in Copenhagen

(0) Comments | Posted December 15, 2009 | 12:31 PM

The Toronto Star "Summit Insider" blog reports that U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu's snubbed Canada's Environment Minister Jim Prentice out of a photo op on Monday at the Copenhagen climate talks.

On Monday, Toby Heaps, a Canadian magazine editor, was handed a Canadian delegation press release about a...

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Why the walkout?

(0) Comments | Posted December 14, 2009 | 8:52 AM

The media have been reporting all day on a walkout by developing countries that have sent the whole negotiations into disarray. These countries are worried that the Kyoto protocol will be thrown into the compost bin, as developed countries don't want to agree on providing the financing or technology for...

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Jessy Tolkan tells Midwest youth to flex political muscle

(0) Comments | Posted December 11, 2009 | 9:47 AM


On Friday, I caught up with Jessy Tolkan at the Bella Center in Copenhagen to find out how about what Midwest youth can do about climate change. Tolkan, who is the executive director...

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Canadian Youth To Canada: Lead, Follow or Get Out of the Way on Climate Change

(1) Comments | Posted December 11, 2009 | 9:44 AM

Original post appears in Canadian Geographic online.

Copenhagen-- A giant orb glows in a major city square, while in another part of Copenhagen new steel cages await unruly protestors -- all signs that the United Nations climate negotiations are underway in Denmark's capital.

On Sunday, I sat...

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Young Clean Energy Advocates called "Hitler Youth" by Climate Denier Lord Monckton

(4) Comments | Posted December 11, 2009 | 2:49 AM

COPENHAGEN, DENMARK - Fifty young Americans took over a climate denier conference hosted by a prominent conservative organization this evening in Copenhagen, rushing the stage and telling the live TV audience that a clean energy future is the real road to prosperity in America. The young people, merely a fraction...

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