Posts Tagged ‘ COP15 ’

Video: Inside COP15 Negotiations Threaten to Break Down as African and Developing Countries Walk Out of Climate Talks

December 14, 2009
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Today was an extraordinary and dramatic day at COP15, the United Nations Frameworks Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark. In addition to a fake press release issued supposedly from the Canadian government, the African and developing nations threatened to walk out of the talks today due to a breakdown in the structure…

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Video: Canadian Citizen Pays Her Own Way to Copenhagen To Help Make a Difference

December 13, 2009
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At the Bright Green Forum earlier today, I had the pleasure of meeting several inspiring people who came to Copenhagen to make a difference. People like Candace Labelle, who took time off work and paid her own way to fly from Ottawa Canada because she says she couldn’t just sit back and wait to see…

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Video: William S. Becker in Copenhagen: Energy Security and Climate Security Must Be Top Priority for U.S. at COP15

December 13, 2009
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Yesterday I had the good fortune of meeting Bill Becker, the Executive Director of the Presidential Climate Action Project and a regular contributor to the Huffington Post. Today I had the even better fortune of securing an interview with Bill and learning more about his thoughts on U.S. policy, what he thinks may happen here…

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Video: Evan meets with the Climate Action Task Force and heads to Hopenhagen Live

December 12, 2009
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Video: Evan meets with the Climate Action Task Force and heads to Hopenhagen Live

I met with the Climate Action Task Force today and we had dinner with Jean-Michel Cousteau who is showing a movie here and speaking tomorrow. More to come on that in the days to come. After dinner I headed over to Hopenhagen Live where there was a DJ and party scene. The battery died before…

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Video: Inside COP15 – One Delegate’s Perspective

December 12, 2009
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Today was relatively quiet at the Bella Center. Here’s Jacob Malthouse from Vancouver, BC with his perspective on the scene at COP15 —– Green Media News is a private blog and depends on support from readers. Click here to learn how to support Green Media News with financial or other contributions.

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Video: Against All Odds, Evan Kopelson Makes it Inside COP15

December 11, 2009
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Video: Against All Odds, Evan Kopelson Makes it Inside COP15

I am either the luckiest man alive, or simply one tenacious freelance climate journalist. After being shut out of media accreditation for COP15 along with 10,000 journalists from all over the world, I now report from inside the conference where I was able to secure a badge through Green Cross International. Special thanks to Michelle…

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Video: At COP15 Journalists and NGO’s Shut Out for Overcapacity at Bella Center

December 10, 2009
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Video: At COP15 Journalists and NGO’s Shut Out for Overcapacity at Bella Center

Over 15,000 journalists applied for only 5,000 media accreditation spots at COP15. When I got to the Bella Center this afternoon I was informed that while my paperwork “looks fine” I am not going to get the press accreditation to enter the conference. I’m in good company with about 10,000 journalists here in Copenhagen without…

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Video: Evan Kopelson Reporting Live From Amsterdam on the way to Copenhagen

December 10, 2009
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Video: Evan Kopelson Reporting Live From Amsterdam on the way to Copenhagen

I’m almost to Copenhagen, just 2 hours here in the Amsterdam International Airport before my connecting flight. Here’s a short video I just shot courtesy of QuikPod, the handheld monopod I’m using to shoot video of myself. QuikPod lets you hold the camera at a distance and capture more background images. It’s light and really…

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Click Here to Support Evan Kopelson’s Efforts in Copenhagen

December 3, 2009
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Click Here to Support Evan Kopelson’s Efforts in Copenhagen

Did you know that according to an article in Environmental Leader published last week only 51% of Americans today believe in global warming? That means that 49 people out of every 100 Americans do NOT believe in global warming! This is pathetic and alarming. Evan Kopelson has purchased his ticket to Copenhagen and WILL be…

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COP15

December 2, 2009
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COP15

The UN Climate Conference in Copenhagen starts this Monday December 7 and runs through December 18th. SmartPlanet who publishes my journal “The Sustainability Journey” is going to publish my coverage from COP15 but I need to raise my own budget. Smart Planet is giving me the press credentials I need to gain entry to COP15.…

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