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  • Setting REDD up for failure?

    Blogpost by Jess - 12 December, 2008 at 0:16

    Recently, changes to the language used in the REDD text threaten to undo 10 + years of progress on Forests for Climate initiatives. Andrea Johnson, Director of the Forests campaign at the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) offers us all an expla... Read more >

  • Wondering where EU leaders are with the EU Climate Deal? Last week, Gavin was demanding that the EU Quit Coal from the top of a smokestack in Konin. This week, he is back in at the UN meeting on climate change. He is demanding leadership to take dec... Read more >

  • Activists block Vattenfall coal excavator in Germany

    Blogpost by Lisa - 11 December, 2008 at 15:02 1 comment


    Yesterday 29 of our activists in Germany protested at the open-pit lignite mine, Jaenschwalde in Lausitz, against further use of this climate destabilising fuel. A giant "Stop" banner was laid out in front of a huge bucket-wheel excavator from Vattenf... Read more >

  • Yvo de Boer on emmisions, CDM and Bush

    Blogpost by Jess - 11 December, 2008 at 13:42

    The first in a series of video interviews that will include the big wigs of Shell and the International Energy Agency, George Monbiot talks to Yvo de Boer about the US joining the consensus process last year in Bali, the departure of President Bush a... Read more >

  • UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon declares the World is Watching

    Blogpost by Jess - 11 December, 2008 at 12:59


    Today begins the high-level segment of the UN Climate Change Conference. Ministers from 189 countries finally come together to deliver an action plan for the climate deal promised last year in Bali. This morning at 10:15, I watched as UN Secretary-Gen... Read more >

  • Activists demand action in Poznan

    Blogpost by Jess - 11 December, 2008 at 0:08

    Here is some video from today's action in Poznan.

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  • Activists demand action at COP 14

    Blogpost by Jess - 10 December, 2008 at 16:30


    With only 2 1/2 days officially left in the negotiations, our activists decided it was about time to remind the ministers the climate crisis waits for no one, and that the important decisions on climate change need to be made now. The activists broug... Read more >

  • Concert for the Climate

    Blogpost by Jess - 10 December, 2008 at 14:28

    Last night's concert was spectacular. It was pretty cold out there but that didn't stop a crowd from gathering in Plac Wolnosci to watch the Britten Sinfonia play for almost two hours. The concert was opened with messages from Bianca Jagger and ... Read more >

  • Solar Generation at the Climate Rescue Station

    Blogpost by Lisa - 10 December, 2008 at 11:39

    solargen.jpg Three young delegates in Poznan, from our Solar Generation team, have written about their experiences in Poznan and visiting the Climate Rescue Station in Konin (from left to right in the image above: Andrea, Leah and Asia)

    By Leah, from the South Pac... Read more >

  • Wake up, Freak Out

    Blogpost by Lisa - 9 December, 2008 at 22:56

    I posted this to our general blog, Making Waves, a while back but I love this animation so much I reckon it deserves another posting over here - especially during the Poznan talks. If you haven't already done so - please spread this far and wide.

    Wake ... Read more >

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