Today's Report From Copenhagen
Highlights from the climate change conference on Dec. 10
(Editor’s Note: This file presents news and information from the Copenhagen climate change conference on Dec. 10, distilled from news outlet reports. Check for updates during the day.)
The Los Angeles Times reports that Interior Sec. Ken Salazar is leading a "charm offensive" in Copenhagen to sell world government and business leaders on the United States’ increased commitment to renewable energy and combating climate change. Not charmed are Alaskan Natives who protested in Copenhagen over Salazar’s approval of drilling by Shell Oil in the Chukchi Sea.
In Copenhagen it’s all about the money—and there’s not enough of it being proposed by rich nations to help poor nations deal with impacts of climate change, says American billionaire George Soros. He’s got an idea.
From 2006–2014, Terry was managing editor for Earthjustice's blog, online monthly newsletter and print Earthjustice Quarterly Magazine.