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Housing developments in Denmark slash energy use | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Worldfocus’ John Larson has been reporting on Denmark’s forward-thinking energy policy in the weeks leading up to the Copenhagen summit. H...

Arctic Security: The New Great Game? | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Arctic Security: The New Great Game? In 2007, Russia laid claim to parts of the Arctic seabeda historic first and an act that has been challenged by ...

Jim Inhofe Ignored In Copenhagen

Politico | LOUISE ROUG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) flew across the Atlantic and -- on little sleep -- braved the snow, the cold and the dark to deliver his skeptical message a...

News Point: Pulitzer Student Fellows Blog Relaunches

Pulitzer Center. | Pulitzer Center | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Maura Youngman, Pulitzer Center The Pulitzer Center is pleased to announce a relaunch of the Pulitzer Center Student Fellows blog. Join our inaugural...

Norwegian accused of skin-crawling snake smuggling

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

OSLO — A man has been arrested in Norway trying to smuggle two dozen snakes and geckos into the country by hiding them under his clothes.

Customs agent Helge Breilid said Monday the 22-year-old Norwegian citizen was apprehended in the southern town of Kristiansand after getting off a ferry from Hirtshals, Denmark. He said the man had 14 royal pythons and 10 albino leopard geckos under his clothes.

Breilid said the non-venomous snakes – the smallest species in the python family – were hidden in stockings duct-taped to the man's abdomen. The geckos were in boxes taped to his thighs.

Customs officials found the reptiles, which are not endangered, Sunday during a search following the discovery of a tarantula in one of the man's bags.

Obama Chicago Olympics: President Mocks Critics Of His Push For 2016 Olympics

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

NEW YORK — President Barack Obama is having some fun at the expense of those who criticized him for trying to help his Chicago hometown land the... Exclusive Interview with Chris Mooney @ COP15 | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home Exclusive Interview with Chris Mooney @ COP15's own Stuart Schulzke interviews journalist Chris Mooney at COP15 Climate Chang...

Review roundup for Jude Law's 'Hamlet' on Broadway

NewYorkology | NewYorkology | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

"Hamlet" opened on Broadway on Tuesday, starring Jude Law as the tragic prince of Denmark. The critics, bless their little hearts, apparently ...

Naomi Klein Weighs In on Hillary Clinton's COP15 Address | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Naomi Klein Weighs In on Hillary Clinton's COP15 Address's own Stuart Schulzke interviews Naomi Klein, journalist and author of The S...

Reducing our carbon footprint

The Aspen Times | Aspen Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Dear Editor: As the eyes of the world shift focus toward COP-15 in Copenhagen, Denmark, this month the world holds its collective breath wait...

Danish company PMC Technology leases space at Coors Technology Center

Denver Business Journal | Denver Business Journal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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PMC Technology A/S of Denmark has leased space in Golden for its first U.S. operation and its parent company's North American headquarters. ...

Boulder climate scientist: E-mail leak aimed at undermining Denmark summit

Daily Camera. | Daily Camera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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A leading climate change scientist whose private e-mails are included in thousands of documents that were stolen by hackers and posted online said Sun...

Senator Jim Inhofe: I Am The Planet's #1 Worst Enemy

TPM LiveWire | Morgan Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Inhofe suffered his latest indignity at the hands of Rolling Stone, which awarded him the 7th spot on its list of the "planet's worst enemies." Inhof...

Taxes curb Danish oil use, promote energy independence | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Producer John Larson reports from Copenhagen, Denmark on how changing lifestyles, taxing energy and subsidizing alternative technologies have reduced ...

300,000 Birds Swarm Over Denmark At Once (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Have you ever seen 300,000 birds move at once? Buzzfeed posted this video of a massive flock of starlings swarming together over an unspecified area i...

David Corn Reacts to Obama's 'Train Wreck' COP15 Speech | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

David Corn Reacts to Obama's 'Train Wreck' COP15 Speech's own Stuart Schulzke interviews David Corn, chief of the Washington bureau f...

European Film Awards Set Animation Nominees

indieWIRE | indieWIRE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The European Film Academy have announced the three nominations for the new award category for best animated feature film of 2009. The jury consistin... Exclusive Interview with Lord Monckton @ COP15 | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home Exclusive Interview with Lord Monckton @ COP15's own Stuart Schulzke interviews climate change skeptic Christopher Monckton, ...

Klein Gives Monsanto Award for Worst Climate Lobbyist | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Klein Gives Monsanto Award for Worst Climate Lobbyist Author and journalist Naomi Klein reveals Monsanto as the winner of the 2009 Angry Merm...

Full Show: December 7, 2009 | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Please view the original post to see the video. Watch the full show from Monday, December 7: Weaning the world off fossil fuels while pushing the deve...

Efficient Danes use hydrogen cells to maximize wind power | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

In advance of the international climate summit in Copenhagen, Worldfocus examines the green revolution in Denmark. Last week, we showed you how every...

Full Show: November 16, 2009 | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Please view the original post to see the video. Watch the full show from Monday, November 16: President Obama meets with students in China; Chinese in...

Obama In Copenhagen: No Final Climate Deal To Present To World Leaders

AP | JENNIFER LOVEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

From The AP: COPENHAGEN — A clearly frustrated President Barack Obama displayed impatience Friday with world leaders' failure to reach a new cl...

Danish police foil attempt to kill Prophet Mohammed cartoonist

Haaretz. | Haaretz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Police foiled an attempt to kill an artist who drew a cartoon depicting the Prophet Mohammed that sparked outrage in the Muslim world, the head of Den...

UN leader hopes US will act soon on global warming

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

SEATTLE — The United States has to take a strong role if the world hopes to deal with global warming, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says.

"All the world is now looking to the leadership of the United States and President Obama," Ban said in an interview Sunday with The Seattle Times.

Ban is making a two-day visit to Seattle as part of a trip to call attention to global issues such as climate change and to promote the U.N. to the American public. He was to receive an honorary degree from the University of Washington on Monday, after meeting earlier in the day with Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and his wife, Melinda.

Ban has been pressing nations to commit to firm emission limits when they meet in December in Copenhagen, Denmark, to work out a new treaty to slow global warming, replacing the 1997 Kyoto Protocol on carbon dioxide emissions. The meeting has been billed as a last chance to avoid the impact of global warming.

This week, the Senate environment committee will take up its version of a global warming bill. The legislation would cut greenhouse gases by about 80 percent by 2050 and require more domestic energy to come from renewable sources.