I attended the “Copenhagen and beyond: Delivering a meaningful deal on Climate Change – the Global Green perspective” talk show at the Orange Hall at the KlimaForum09 yesterday evening with my Global Voices Contributor from the Maldives, Saffah Faroog.
The main speakers for the talk show were Marina Silva, Wangari Maathai, Jose Bove, Christine Milne, Elizabeth May and Catherine Greze. The meeting brought together Green Politicians from across the globe who outlined their views on what a meaningful climate agreement is and how it can be achieved.
With the ongoing UN Climate talks in
And just a few minutes ago from the Bella Center, where the UNFCCC is been held, African countries raised the "nuclear option" suspending climate talks in protest of wealthy nations' resistance to discuss binding emissions reductions. Though African nations have walked out for the day, they are not leaving the talks permanently.
Friends of the Earth International's Nnimmo Bassey said: "We support African countries' demands for
A plenary session for all countries has been put on hold because of the breakdown; while Annex 1 developed nations were working to restore talks. But the chances of discussing a continuation of the Kyoto Protocol, wealthy nations contend, remain nil.
The possibility of a summit-ending walkout at