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In 50 days’ time, leaders from across the world will meet in Copenhagen to craft the successor to the Kyoto Protocol, and try to save the planet from the dire consequences of extreme climate change.

No pressure then.

Unfortunately, despite the numerous preparatory meetings that have been held to help sculpt a preliminary plan in time for the Copenhagen summit, agreement between world leaders seems to hover beyond reach. (more…)

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and pics from my experience of the last day or so of the Green Week conference before it all wraps up on Friday afternoon.

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Well it’s a gorgeous sunny morning here in Brussels, and I’m just off for day three of Green Week.

The conference has been very interesting so far, if a little…well, sobering. I get the distinct impression that the global warming limit of 2°C above pre-industrial levels isn’t going to save our skins, even if we manage to change our CO2 spewing ways and actually fall below that limit. (more…)

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