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Blogactiv was pleased to speak to Margot Wallstrom at the EurActiv Awards ceremony in the European Parliament. We asked her what she thought would be required for an agreement to be reached at the Copenhagen Climate Conference next month… [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/_p5szU0zpYQ” width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /]

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Blogactiv spoke to Paul Horton at the 5th Annual Conference of the European Water Association in Brussels. Mr Horton is the Chairman of the EWA Climate Change Working Group. He told us of some worrying developments in the run-up to the Copenhagen Conference about the role of water in the discussions. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/21vsUcVmA2w” width=”425″ height=”350″… » read more

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This post has been written for Blogactiv by Monica Frassoni, Spokesperson for the European Green Party. It was 2001, and among the 15 government representatives of the EU governments there were 5 green ministers; the Environment Commissioner was Margot Wallstrom, a Swedish and quite motivated lady. We were fully in the Bush era and Kyoto… » read more

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The following has been submitted to Blogactiv by ACCA. Concerning the debate on climate change in the context of the upcoming Copenhagen Conference, ACCA ( the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) would like to share 6 top line messages: 1. Recent projections from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) warn that that unless action… » read more

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This very interesting article about annual CO2 emissions has been forwarded to us by Gema San Bruno, Secretary General of European Small Hydropower Association. The article suggests that in 2008 carbon emissions fell because of high prices of fuels and the credit crisis. Read the full article here.

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My attention has just been drawn to a post by one of our other environmental bloggers. Essentially, there will be an emergency meeting in Copenhagen in March to warn politicians to act much more quickly and decisively. The Guardian in the United Kingdom reports here: Scientists plan emergency summit on climate change | Environment |… » read more

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