Tag - COP15

December5

Conference on the Climate Express

The train is under way. We are welcomed by Jean-Pierre Loubinoux, UIC Director General and then it is straight into the first conference - Updating Climate Science.
Professor Jean-Pascal van Ypersele of IPPC, Achim Steiner form UNEP and James P. Leape from WWF international give quick summaries of the science and then the questions begin.
Soon the questions move beyond science into politics and policy. There is an intensity and purpose to the questions. Nobody is pulling in punches, but (...)

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December5

Cartooning the climate express

It’s Tom’s job to capture the climate express in cartoons, diagrams and drawings. He’s part of a group called Bigger Picture who specialise in capturing events in graphic form - graphic recording - and today they are on the train.
I asked him how they manage to capture such complex ideas and so much activity.
Tom said, "We try to be as open as we can, to just observe. Sometimes we ask questions. I just asked Mr. Pepy (SNCF) and asked him about his vision - what he would ideally like - for (...)

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November19

Kyoto street interviews about Kyoto Protocol

Vox pop interviews in Kyoto where we asked people to send a message to Copenhagen and to sign the UN Seal the Deal petition.

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December1

Moscow press conference - Margrethe’s speech!

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December19

It is the action that counts

While digesting the disappointing outcome of the COP 15 in Copenhagen, some reflections pave their way to my key board.
The global leaders have not been able to agree on how we shall face the biggest threat to human kind in our time – how to combat climate change with a legal binding global agreement. They could not get their acts together for a theoretic framework on how to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions, on how this framework should be followed up on by concrete emissions reduction (...)

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