Official delegations from 192 countries and hundreds of NGOs are engaging in two weeks of meetings aiming for a global agreement to stave off catastrophic global climate change.
Among the smartest and most promising proposals in advance of Copenhagen is "climate debt," the idea that rich countries should pay reparations to poor countries for the climate crisis.
The climate crises is just that, so much so that leading climate scientist James Hansen thinks nothing is better then something in Copenhagen. But where will that lead us?
As long as Stephen Harper's government holds the reigns of power, Canada will remain a global environmental pariah.
Nov 28, 2009
J.J.R. MacLeod Auditorium, Medical Sciences Building
1 King's College Circle University of TorontoToronto , ON
Canada43° 39' 40.2516" N, 79° 23' 37.698" W
Experts on climate change talk about what Canada is (and isn't) doing in the lead-up to the Copenhagen talks.
Ontario must be ready with a strong carbon cap-and-trade plan that will reduce global warming pollution and make the province competitive.
The climate negotiations are starting to look like trade negotiations, where the rich countries will not stop pressing their already hefty advantages.
One hundred protesters 'die' in the lobby of RBC branch near Parliament Hill, killed by the harmful effects of the tar sands including water contamination, poor air quality, and climate change.
As a few hundred advocates rallied in Toronto Saturday against climate change, over 4000 actions took place in more than 170 countries around the world.
Let’s say you occasionally despair for the future of the planet. In that case, the place you need to be this week is the website for 350.org.