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Take that Climate Change Skepticons ! !

Here is the clear highlight of the next day. The United States has its own prominent pavilion near the European Union’s. It features a globe suspended from the ceiling upon which visual projections are made, indicating changing coast lines from sea lev…

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Welcome to HOPENHAGEN !

In fine Hagener (I made that one up) style, I cycled to the metro station, left my bike by the entrance, and hopped the train south towards the Conference. As the small (by New York standards, the cars are about the size of the AirTrain) train r…

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the preceeding weekend

Flying over Greenland through Helsinki, I arrived Saturday morning in Copenhagen. After sorting initial logistics, including borrowing a bicycle to transit the city as the locals do, I made it to the old central city campus of the Univ. of Copenhagen, …

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the mindset . . .

Everyone here in Copenhagen had their own journey that requires or compels them to be here. Recently I’d been musing on this, and thinking about the location, sure to be rather cold. I wondered why they chose such a location then thought of how the col…

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a bit of background

The Copenhagen Climate Conference is being held by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), and is the forum for the 15th Conference of Parties (COP) that are members (192 nations) of that body.The UNFCCC states that it “sets…

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Setting the table . . .

Copenhagen 2009The meeting set to begin December 7th represents more than many outside the Climate Change realm might think. Trying to conceptualize it myself so that I might relate it to others was a challenge, but I kept coming back to the idea of “C…

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