Copenhagen Climate Conference

Today is World Water Day. I had the honour of being involved in the 3rd Annual Conference of the European Water Association in November and the European Water Partnership AGM last summer. Something that I didn’t realise, but really do now, is the speed at which humanity is heading for a full-on water crisis. This… » read more

Posted by Stuart Langridge

Stories from Khapi

The following is a brief introduction to a 7-minute documentary about melting glaciers in Bolivia, which has been sent to Blogactiv by Anders Vang Nielsen at The Democracy Center. As the world discusses the looming threat of climate change, we must listen to the stories and peoples who have experienced it firsthand. The endangered glacier… » read more

Posted by Stuart Langridge

Post from Monica Frassoni, President of the European Green Party, regarding the Copenhagen Climate Conference: And so the Climate circus is closed for the moment; it is not in a cheerful mood that most delegates and activists left Copenhagen. There is a sort of “emptiness”, the risk that all that enormous energy and awareness raising… » read more

Posted by Michael Wolfindale

In the final hours of the COP15 climate change conference in Copenhagen, Blogactiv was able to speak to President of the European Paliament, Jerzy Buzek. As proved to be accurate, President Buzek did not expect a deal from the conference, but instead that negotiations will continue on to COP 16 in Mexico. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/qRMm8u2m7Bg” width=”425″… » read more

Posted by Stuart Langridge

Mr Endou, President of Tuvalu Overview, explains the project and how by using Google Maps, it is possible to contact individual Tuvalu residents. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/D0qJH3B-Z3U” width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /] This interview was conducted on Wednesday 16th December 2009.

Posted by Michael Wolfindale

Mr Endou (President of Tuvalu Overview) explains some of the problems being faced by the tiny islands of Tuvalu and why the Copenhagen Climate Conference is important. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/yPKVBwK1Xbs” width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /] This interview was conducted on Wednesday 16th December 2009 by Stuart Langridge.

Posted by Michael Wolfindale

Mr Van den Brande is President of the Committee of the Regions. He explains the important role of local government in preventing climate change as was discussed at his side event at the Copenhagen Climate Conference. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/iQqZ0bjQ-Qk” width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /] This interview was conducted on Wednesday 16th December 2009 by Stuart Langridge.

Posted by Michael Wolfindale

Linda McAven (MEP for Yorkshire and the Humber) tells us her thoughts about the influence of local government in slowing the impact of climate change after taking part in the Committee of the Regions side event at the Copenhagen Climate Conference. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/yAnGlhwQPQg” width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /] This interview was conducted on Wednesday 16th December… » read more

Posted by Michael Wolfindale

Mr Christiansen (Senior Adviser, The Technical and Environmental Administration Department, City of Copenhagen) explains some of the Environmental projects currently underway in the city of Copenhagen. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/wqcLGE4-Ewg” width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /] This interview was conducted on Wednesday 16th December 2009 by Stuart Langridge.

Posted by Michael Wolfindale