The latest news from the Copenhagen climate talks (video)

Delegates at Talks Scramble as Gulf on Issues Remains- The New York Times reports on "the wide gulf over those issues and others like monitoring emissions of heat-trapping gases," and how Yvo De Boer, the chief UN official running the climate talks, "warned that talks were moving too slowly".


Are We There Yet? COP15 Taking Us Just a Small Step Down the Road to Strong Climate Action- "Emission reductions promised still fall woefully short of the science, again, woefully," says this TreeHugger report. It also tells how the U.S.'s emissions pledge is significantly lower than hoped for, while the average pledges from other countries are higher - but near where they need to be.


Protests In Copenhagen: Demonstrations, Arrests And Exclusion From The Conference (video)- Huffington Post gives a play-by-play from Copenhagen earlier this morning of the protests taking place and when Connie Hedegaard, the chief negotiator and the President of the COP15 Conference resigned, being replaced by Danish Prime Minister Rasmussen. There's also a video of the mass walkout from the Bella Center this morning.


COP15: What's at Stake in Under 5 Minutes - Your guide to the UN Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen- For those of you still in the dark about this event, here's a primer from Planet Green.


Still Don't Get Copenhagen? Just Watch the Colbert Report (Video)


Here, he explains briefly what's at stake in Copenhagen, why we shouldn't pay attention to climate change deniers who are yapping about 'ClimateGate," and why mitigating global warming should be an urgent priority. Who knew a late night comedy show starring a faux-conservative loudmouth could be so educational?





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With only a few days left at the United Nations Climate Summit in Copenhagen, Denmark, it looks like there's been a lot of talking...but not much action. Little action, that is, concerning agreements over curbing carbon emissions. The larger, developed nations don't seem to be budging much over emissions reductions, especially China who doesn't want any international monitoring of their country.

Meanwhile, the streets are seeing lots of action - thousands of people are flooding the streets outside the Bella Center and over 1,500 arrests have occurred so far.

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