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February, 2012

  • 8 February

    Signs of Hope on Climate Change – in Unexpected Places

    Remember the heady days of 2009? The world – or at least the world’s media – was rocked by such hot topics as the death of Michael Jackson, the spread of swine flu, the Iranian elections and the new Star Trek movie; as if that wasn’t enough, there was also something called climate change that was pushing us into global …

May, 2011

  • 26 May

    Climate Change – A Challenge for the Global Democratic System

    Recently, EU climate action commissioner Connie Hedegaard announced that “no legally binding agreement deal will be done” at the next annual UN climate meeting this December in Durban, South Africa.  Her declaration did not generate front-page headlines.  This is surprising, for reasons she herself has previously expressed. Speaking before one of Durban’s predecessors, the 2009 UN meeting in Copenhagen, Hedegaard, …

December, 2009

  • 16 December

    Copenhagen: Denmark Creates Climate Scolarship in Honour of Copenhagen Conference

    The Danish Government has created a special Masters scolarship in lue of gifts to delegates at the Copenhagen conference. Travel and living expenses plus tuition will be paid for students attending Danish Universities to do climate studies under the COP15 Climate Scholarships. The list of recipients is as follows: Rafael Tabase Ghana AU Biosystems engineering Most Sarmin Bangladesh AU Agro-environmental …