Copenhagen

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UN Climate Secretariat meets with renewed sense of urgency

In recent climate change negotiations, very little progress was made because of conflicts between the largest emitting countries. But with devastating storms, linked broadly to changes in climate, increasing across all corners of the globe, the least developed countries are growing louder in their demands for immediate action.

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Countering Copenhagen carbon with kilns

The Danish government has come up with a surprising way of making the summit carbon-neutral: they are contributing about $1 million into a project to replace 20 traditional brick kilns with energy efficient ones in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh.