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Copenhagen Diary 9 | Between the Debate and Speeches

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | December 18, 2009

There has been snowing since Wednesday night. All Copenhagen landscape turned white. I was on the bus no 250S to Gladsaxe Stadium outside Copenhagen’ city center with Khun Amarit(Mum) – news reporter from Thailand’s Public Broadcasting...

Hanging out for a FAB deal

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | December 18, 2009 2 comments

While our mock head of state was crashing the Queen's dinner party , other Greenpeace volunteers were out on the streets of Copenhagen, climbing lamp posts to carry on our theme of the day - politicians talk, leaders act. Hailing from...

Greenpeace "Head of State" crashes Queen’s dinner to send a message to world leaders

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | December 18, 2009

Tomorrow is the last day of the UN climate summit and, by all accounts, the negotiations have descended into complete chaos. The voice of civil society has been increasingly marginalized. There has been no leadership from the developed...

Copenhagen Diary 7 | Flopenhagen

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | December 17, 2009

“We want Copenhagen to not be remembered as a ‘Flopenhagen’, we want a Hopenhagen.” That was the closing remark of Kumi Naidoo – Greenpeace International Executive Director at the side event on the 1st day of the COP15 to demand the...

Copenhagen Diary 5 |Samba Drums

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | December 14, 2009

A clear blue sky over Christiansborg Slotsplads (Parliament Square) seen two police and military helicopters flying around as about 100,000 people were taking over the area. It marked Global Day of Climate Action in Copenhagen and more...

Copenhagen Diary 4 | NGO Climate Rescue Station (CRS)

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | December 11, 2009 1 comment

“…After passing through the registration area and the ID badge checkpoint, walk directly ahead past the cloakroom and through the  exhibition area towards a set of double doors, above which is a banner advertising the NGO Climate...

Copenhagen Diary 2 |Keep Talking…The Boat is Ready

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | December 11, 2009 2 comments

Unfortunately I missed the highlight on the first day when Leah Wickham – a young woman from Fiji speaking on behalf of more than 10 million people who signed tcktcktck petition calling for an immediate legally binding and Abigail...

Place your bets for Fossil Of The Day

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | December 9, 2009 2 comments

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WYQQfZHDTNg&feature=player_embedded] Sometimes, there is such a beautiful synchronisation of multiple ideas in a single word, I'm tempted to believe that it couldn't possibly have happened by...

Check out the live stream of our side event here at the UN climate summit

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | December 9, 2009

Earlier this year, Grenpeace activists hung the above banner on the iconic Mt. Rushmore in the US after it became apparent that Obama was not leading the climate debate as he'd promised. In just a couple hours, you can tune in to...

Obama moves date of Copenhagen trip

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | December 5, 2009 2 comments

President Obama has announced that he will now come to Copenhagen on December 18th, the same day as other heads of state. This is most certainly welcome news . All the elements are now in place for world leaders to move forward and...

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