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  • Naomi Klein on activism's impact on the climate negotiations

    Blogpost by mikeg - 16 December, 2009 at 19:50 1 comment

    All week long, the Fresh Air Center has been a really valuable place for me and Jamie to come work, especially now that we're not allowed into the conference center. Run by Tcktcktck.org, the FAC is a space for NGO and independent bloggers to work and... Read more >

  • Kumi reflects on Copenhagen from the Rainbow Warrior

    Blogpost by Lisa - 16 December, 2009 at 15:42 1 comment

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    Our Executive Director and chair of the tcktcktck campaign, Kumi Naidoo, writes from the Rainbow Warrior II in Copenhagen. Kumi is pictured above (second from the left) with the ship's captain and crew.

    Dear Colleagues and Friends,

    Sitting in the Rainbo... Read more >

  • The Three "Ands"

    Blogpost by mikeg - 16 December, 2009 at 14:26 1 comment

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    As Jamie reported yesterday, nongovernmental organization (NGO) delegations inside the Bella Center may have been dramatically reduced, but that doesn’t mean they can exclude our voice. We’re running lean, mean operations both inside and outside the c... Read more >

  • UPDATE: Only 3 days left

    Blogpost by Jess - 16 December, 2009 at 10:56 4 comments

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    Last week, I posted a wrap up email of the first day of the negotiations that I received from a friend. I remember feeling completely overwhelmed at the idea of trying to summarize that first day and relieved to see someone had already done it in a wa... Read more >

  • Code REDD

    Blogpost by mikeg - 16 December, 2009 at 0:17 1 comment

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    Discussions at these climate talks are often in a highly specialized language that some of us like to call “Alphabet Soup” – because it is conducted almost entirely in acronyms. One such cup o’ soup we’ve been hearing a lot about lately is REDD, which... Read more >

  • Briefing bloggers on the state of play

    Blogpost by Jamie - 15 December, 2009 at 18:03

    Geoff Keey is a policy advisor from our New Zealand office and has the questionable honour of keeping tabs on the Annex 1 nations (that's COP-speak for developed countries). On Monday, he took a few minutes out from his frantic schedule to give a brie... Read more >

  • Shut out but not shut down!

    Blogpost by Jamie - 15 December, 2009 at 17:38 1 comment

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    My COP15 badge. Bit useless now

    Since early last week, rumours have been flying round the Copenhagen negotiations about what would happen as we got closer to the arrival of the heads of state. Then a couple of days ago it was confirmed: access the conf... Read more >

  • Climate 'ninjas' strike again: activists scale Sydney Opera House

    Blogpost by laurak - 15 December, 2009 at 13:26

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    Our activists sent a message to world leaders soon to be arriving in Copenhagen from the roof of one of the most iconic buildings in the world - enough with the political delays, 'Climate Treaty Now!'

    Scaling this massive structure was so impressive th... Read more >

  • Early morning message to US delegates

    Blogpost by mikeg - 15 December, 2009 at 10:31
    Government negotiators here in Copenhagen were served up a bit of direct communication from our activists along with their breakfast this morning.

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    We deployed a banner between two of our boats outside of the canal-side Marriott hotel, where we had reas... Read more >
  • Some voices from the march

    Blogpost by mikeg - 14 December, 2009 at 19:05
    During the march last Saturday here in Copenhagen, I asked a few Greenpeacers — Ananth, who's been fasting for climate justice, and whose blogs you might have read here and here; Uygar, who is also fasting and is the executive director at Greenpeace M... Read more >

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