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Three Issues to Watch During the Durban Climate Summit

The International Climate Negotiations roadshow is rolling into Durban, South Africa this December and the big question – at least for the diminished audience still watching – is what we can expect out of the latest episode of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. The performance that took place in Copenhagen two years ago was a disaster. Last year’s installment, which occurred in Cancun, Mexico, was a pleasant surprise, but only…
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by: Fired Up Media – Winter 2012

Missing 350: Signing Up For A Catastrophe

By Chris Chang-Yen Phililps, cross-posted from dirtblog. I’ve been sitting all day in an amazing media hub (and bar) that tcktcktck has set up here called the Fresh Air Centre, watching journalists and bloggers and UN spokespeople come in and out. I’ve…
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by: Fired Up Media – December 18, 2009

Climate Change As a Keystone Issue: Combatting Climate Fixes Other Problems

A developing country has several key issues to deal with in every election that encompass the basic amenities like drinking water, electricity, public transport, employment opportunities, sanitation and garbage disposal. Frequent protests against industrial setups like the case of the Tata Nano…
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by: Fired Up Media – December 18, 2009

What’s the Deal?

Are we going to have a deal tonight? All that is left to do for the Project Survival NL team is wait and hope. While it is crunch time for the world leaders inside the Bella Center to rack out a credible climate deal,…
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by: Fired Up Media – December 18, 2009

Groups Take to the Streets to Protest Exclusion from COP 15

Tensions were rising inside and outside the Bella Center in Copenhagen today, with a demonstration and sit-in to protest the exclusion of developing countries and civil society from COP15 climate negotiations. Demonstrators marched on the conference center, where high-level talks are now…
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by: Fired Up Media – December 16, 2009

Climate March in Copenhagen

Over 100,000 people converged in Copenhagen December 12, 2009 to demand a fair, ambitious and binding treaty by the end of the climate summit. This gallery is a selection of some of photographer Robert van Waarden best images from the day.

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by: Fired Up Media – December 14, 2009

Survival In West Oakland

In West Oakland, California, people are dealing with food insecurity issues because of a corrupt food system, the same food system that is contributing to global climate change. People in West Oakland face challenges because of their food disenfranchisement, but they are…
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by: Fired Up Media – December 11, 2009

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