This Climate Change Stuff

Written the night before BAD09 before I curled up in bed feeling ill. I’m writing this on one of London’s new “green” buses hours before the launch of Blog Action Day (October 15) in the UK, which gives me pause for thought about this whole issue of climate change. There are fewer climate change deniers…

The Copenhagen Summit Malarky

In seven weeks, the UN-sponsored Copenhagen Conference on climate change will be happening.  The conference, however, is the final stage of a multi-sessional attempt to draw up a new agreement on climate change and as such is proving difficult. Will anything substantial come out of Copenhagen? As I write this there are articles buzzing around…

Nifty Power Shift – Young Activists Campaigning

On October 12 around 100 young people descended on Jubilee Gardens, on South Bank in London, and amazed those passing by with a synchronised dance. These young people had spent four days at Power Shift,  a gathering for young people who were keen to be part of the solution to climate change.  Campaigning takes place…

Maldives Government Embrace Climate Change

The Maldives Government met on the sea bed in scuba gear to draw attention to the dangers of climate change for the island nation. In the first, or last (depending on how you read these), of my blog posts for my belated blog actions day 09, I’m going to focus on small island developing states, also…