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Hopenhagen Ambassador

Voices From the Hopenhagen Ambassador Contest

David Kroodsma | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Kroodsma

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.

Hope From a Flawed Conference

David Kroodsma | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Kroodsma

The talks at Copenhagen failed not just because of world leaders, but also due to the fact that while many people of the world say they want action on climate change, they rate the issue as a low priority.

Hopenhagen Ambassador Contest: HuffPost Citizen Journalist Will Win A Trip To Copenhagen

Huffington Post | Katherine Goldstein/Matthew Palevsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Most people don't know it, but the fate of the world is at stake this December. The UN is holding a Climate Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark where th...

The Best Citizen Journalism Of 2009

HuffPost's Eyes&Ears | Matthew Palevksy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In 2009, the term crowdsourcing became ubiquitous and Twitter empowered anyone with a cell phone to report on his surroundings. We've picked a handfu...

Entering Hopenhagen on Bike

David Kroodsma | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Kroodsma

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

The United Faces Of Hopenhagen Exclusive (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

With the countdown to COP15 under way, Hopenhagen.org will be releasing three videos these next few weeks to bring voice to the citizens of Hopenhagen...

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

David Kroodsma | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Kroodsma

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.

David Kroodsma: The HuffPost Hopenhagen Ambassador Announced

Huffington Post | Katherine Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The Huffington Post along with Hopenhagen.org is thrilled to announce our pick for the Hopenhagen Ambassador: scientist, environmental educator, and w...

The Most Important People Were Not in Copenhagen

David Kroodsma | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Kroodsma

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

Learning to be an Ambassador of Hope

David Kroodsma | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Kroodsma

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.

Hopenhagen Ambassador Contest: Meet The First Candidates

Huffington Post | Matthew Palevsky/Katherine Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

UPDATE: We have a winner. With nearly 2,000 votes, some notable endorsements and an inspiring story, David Kroodsma won over the judges and is our Ho...

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

David Kroodsma | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Kroodsma

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.

Archbishop Desmond Tutu Offers Hope During Suspended Climate Conference

David Kroodsma | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Kroodsma

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

Time Is Up - The Deadline Is Copenhagen

Connie Hedegaard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Connie Hedegaard

The COP15 Climate Conference in Copenhagen is a defining moment: We can choose to go down the road towards green prosperity. Or we can choose a pathway to stalemate and do nothing about climate change.

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

David Kroodsma | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Kroodsma

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.