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Copenhagen Climate Conference: “Please Help the World” – COP15 opening film

“Please Help the World,” film from the opening ceremony of the United Nations Climate Change Conference 2009 (COP15) in Copenhagen from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark. Shown on Dec. 7.

Posted on Thursday, December 17th, 2009
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Copenhagen Climate Talks: Candlelight Vigil for Mother Earth

Blue Sky. Photo by Flickr user Lilith Delilah used under a Creative Commons License
blue sky by Lilith Delilah

Dear Gary:
I would like to invite your readers to conduct candlelight vigils on the evenings of December 11 and 12.

World leaders in Copenhagen will be discussing measures to reduce the carbon dioxide composition of the atmosphere, which currently exceeds 380 parts per million. On October 24 citizens in 181 countries led 5,200 demonstrations urging their leaders to adopt 350 parts per million as a goal for reducing the affects of CO2 on climate. Local teens and adults conducted their demonstration by forming a necklace of human “beads” around the top of Mount Diablo.
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Posted on Monday, December 7th, 2009
Under: Climate, Global warming | 2 Comments »

Losing Wild Birds: Where did my sparrows, finches & other birds go?

Western bluebird by Joe Oliver, Walnut Creek, Calif.
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A new Audubon California study released today (Feb. 10) finds that the state will lose significant numbers of its native birds as climate change quickly shrinks the range and habitat of more than 100 species.

You can read the whole news story here: http://www.contracostatimes.com/search/ci_11667912?IADID=Search-www.contracostatimes.com-www.contracostatimes.com
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Posted on Tuesday, February 10th, 2009
Under: Audubon Society, Birds, Climate, Global warming, Survey | 60 Comments »