Official delegations from 192 countries and hundreds of NGOs are engaging in two weeks of meetings aiming for a global agreement to stave off catastrophic global climate change.
Unlike at previous summits, where alternatives seemed like an afterthought, in Copenhagen the alternatives will take centre stage.
The belief that technology will save the world from climate change runs deep amongst government delegates in Barcelona.
One hundred protesters 'die' in the lobby of RBC branch near Parliament Hill, killed by the harmful effects of the tar sands including water contamination, poor air quality, and climate change.
The run-up to the Copenhagen Climate Conference, which will decide the planet's carbon future, isn't just whipping up supporters. Climate deniers are swinging into action as well.
This Saturday, Oct. 24, the world will unite in action against climate change, aiming to get atmospheric concentrations of CO2 back under 350 parts per million.
Let’s say you occasionally despair for the future of the planet. In that case, the place you need to be this week is the website for 350.org.
The Greenpeace Change Caravan on the outskirts of Bangkok, before the recently completed climate negotiations. Canada once again played an obstructionist, negative role. (Photo: Greenpeace)
We're in the run-up to the December UN climate summit in Copenhagen that will determine how the planet will weather the future, so don't expect things to settle down before the year ends.
When Obama visited Copenhagen to support Chicago's Olympic bid, he showed the world that he is willing to schlep to Scandinavia for an event he considers important. Will he do it again on December 7?