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drive-by planet: New IFG report: ‘Faces Behind a Global Crisis: US Carbon Billionaires and UN Climate Deadlock’

At COP 18 Democracy Now’s Amy Goodman speaks with Victor Menotti,  executive director of IFG

Activists at the Doha COP 18 climate conference point to the US as the biggest obstacle to real action on climate change. During an interview with Democracy Now’s Amy Goodman, Indian environmentalist, Sunita Narain, described the US . . . → Read More: drive-by planet: New IFG report: ‘Faces Behind a Global Crisis: US Carbon Billionaires and UN Climate Deadlock’

Earthgauge Radio: Earthgauge Radio December 6 2012: Over the climate cliff! Special program on the Doha Climate Change Conference

Download: earthgauge-podcast-dec6-2012.mp3

This week on Earthgauge Radio, it’s our Doha Climate Change Conference special broadcast. We have several features on the program today:

On the ground reporting and news from the Doha summit courtesy of Deutsche Welle Living Planet An interview from Doha with Beatrice Yeung who is attending the conference on . . . → Read More: Earthgauge Radio: Earthgauge Radio December 6 2012: Over the climate cliff! Special program on the Doha Climate Change Conference

drive-by planet: COP 18 Doha: Appadurai ban lifted but youth, civil society voices marginalized

According to recent reports from the UN Climate Conference in Doha the activities of youth delegates, the press and civil society representatives have been significantly curtailed.

A Common Dreams article quotes an IPS reporter named Stephen Leahy:

For no obvious reason, security at the meeting known as COP 18 is very strict. Worse, . . . → Read More: drive-by planet: COP 18 Doha: Appadurai ban lifted but youth, civil society voices marginalized

Earthgauge Radio: Tomorrow on Earthgauge Radio: the Doha Climate Summit special!

Tomorrow on Earthgauge Radio on CKCU 93.1 FM, it’s our United Nations Doha Climate Summit special broadcast. We’ll hear audio from our correspondents on the ground in Qatar and a feature interview with the director of the remarkable new documentary film ‘Chasing Ice‘, which chronicles the astonishing changes currently taking place in the Arctic as . . . → Read More: Earthgauge Radio: Tomorrow on Earthgauge Radio: the Doha Climate Summit special!

The Liberal Scarf: Follow the Young Liberals of Canada ground team at the COP 18 UN Climate Change Conference!

http://ylcatcop18.wordpress.com/I was a member of the first YLC team to go to a COP meeting, attending the COP 15 in Copenhagen. I’m very happy to see the YLC continue to be committed to sending delegates as part of the International Federation of Libe… . . . → Read More: The Liberal Scarf: Follow the Young Liberals of Canada ground team at the COP 18 UN Climate Change Conference!

350 or bust: Canada’s Ethical Oil – Why Stop There?

As the COP 18 climate talks continue in Doha this week, this video is a good reminder of why Canada has been the winner of Consecutive Fossil of the Year Awards from 2006 – present. Fossil Of The Year awards go to “the country who has done … . . . → Read More: 350 or bust: Canada’s Ethical Oil – Why Stop There?