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Live in Copenhagen: Climate talks in rough waters

Over the past two days, climate negotiations have entered some very rough waters with violent protests outside and simmering tensions within.  The snowy, colder weather has done little to cool tensions among…

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Copenhagen Close-up: Electric Vehicles a Climate Key for Denmark and the Southeast

The blogpost is co-authored by Anne Blair While all eyes are focused on the commitments the U.S. and other world leaders may make during the climate change negotiations in Copenhagan later this…

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Live in Copenhagen: Rep. Blackburn plays politics at the expense of the planet

It was with great disappointment that I watched the congresswoman’s republican response to the President's weekly radio address last Saturday. She is now in Copenhagen as part of the U.S. Congressional Delegation. Her…

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Copenhagen Close-up: How Offshore Wind is Powering a Nation

This blogpost was co-authored by Rita Kilpatrick and Brandon Blevins Imagine a society that draws on the power of the wind to generate a significant portion of its electricity.  I’m seeing firsthand…

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Copenhagen Close-up: Cycling City

From the moment you leave the Copenhagen airport, it is apparent that you are in a city - no, a culture - that embraces alternative transportation as an integral part of everyday…

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Live in Copenhagen: Protecting vulnerable communities

This post was co-authored by Seandra Rawls. During my visit to Copenhagen, I have been privileged to see first-hand the culmination of many months of efforts by nations to address what is…

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Copenhagen Close-up: Changing the game to a Bright Green future

This post was co-authored by John Wilson. Are LEGO bricks what we need to change our energy future? And why were people playing with them at a side event at "the biggest…

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Copenhagen Close-up: The Danes Show the Path Away from Dirty Coal

This post was co-authored by Ulla Reeves. Today as I flew into Copenhagen, I was struck by two very different views of energy production, the large wind turbines off the Danish coast…

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Copenhagen Close-up: Coastal Adaptation in Denmark - Ahead of the Curve or Behind the Times?

This post was co-authored by Toni Reale. Flying into Copenhagen this morning, it is easy to see why the threat of rising seas and associated coastal impacts is taken very seriously by…

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Live in Copenhagen: Turbines, Thousands and Tutu

Today marks the end of Week One of the Copenhagen Climate Negotiations and the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy's first day on the ground.  Within minutes of landing, I saw dozens of…