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Copenhagen

The U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change offers a chance for the nations of the world to band together to meet the greatest challenge humanity has ever faced.

 YES! Magazine brings you powerful ideas and practical actions from Copenhagen.

12 Innovations From the '00s That Could Save Us
by Sarah van Gelder
With climate disruption, war, and a faltering economy, the '00s were tough. Still, seeds were sewn for a more green and egalitarian 2010s. And peoples movements offer the power to make real change happen.
Copenhagen: Just a Cop Out? Copenhagen: Just a Cop Out?
by Tom Athanasiou
Despite its disappointments, Copenhagen marks a turning point—the end of denial. What's next is recognizing that our climate problem is really a justice problem.
Climate Deal: Not Done Yet
by Sarah van Gelder
Leading climate justice groups are signaling that the extraordinary global climate movement that came together in Copenhangen is just the beginning.
Weak Deal from Copenhagen
by Brooke Jarvis
Though some are defending the agreement as a first step, climate activists and residents of the Global South say that the precedent set by the agreement is a dangerous one.
Climate Shame, Climate Hope Climate Shame, Climate Hope
by Jamie Henn
Jamie Henn: Though many of the people that I have been talking to here in Copenhagen remain doggedly hopeful, their hope has little to do with our supposed “leaders." It has to do with all of you.
Copenhagen's Big Day
by Alison Hamm
The arrival of world leaders, including President Obama, is shaking up the U.N. climate negotiations in Copenhagen.
President Obama's Copenhagen Remarks President Obama's Copenhagen Remarks
The president's December 18 speech to the United Nations Climate Change Conference.
Crossroads in Copenhagen Crossroads in Copenhagen
by Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins
Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins discusses the conflicting emotions that Copenhagen causes.
It's Too Late to Compromise on Climate It's Too Late to Compromise on Climate
by Mateo Nube
Mateo Nube: With survival at stake, the world can still come together over values like sharing and accountability.
Hungry in Copenhagen Hungry in Copenhagen
by Bill McKibben
Bill McKibben: A day of fasting isn't the only reason why activists in Copenhagen are hungry today.
Amy Goodman Reports from Copenhagen
by Brooke Jarvis
Video: Amy Goodman on ecological debt, massive marches, and the latest from "the Bella of the beast," the heart of the U.N. climate negotiations in Copenhagen.
From the Halls of Copenhagen From the Halls of Copenhagen
by Dominic Frongillo
As negotiations heat up and international leaders begin to arrive at the U.N. climate negotiations in Copenhagen, grassroots pressure is increasing.
Democracy Now! Live Stream from Copenhagen Democracy Now! Live Stream from Copenhagen
Democracy Now! streams live from the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change in Copenhagen.
Streaming Live From Copenhagen Streaming Live From Copenhagen
OneClimate.net streams live from the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change in Copenhagen.
Tensions Mount in Copenhagen
by Alison Hamm
NGO representatives walk out of climate negotiations, police clash with protesters, and all eyes turn to the U.S. and China.
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