Today, the UN climate conference kicked-off in Copenhagen, Denmark. ONE’s already been busy blogging about the two-week event—and our partners have been, too.
Check out this call to action from our friends at the Religious Action Center (RAC) of Reform Judaism.
On Friday, The White House raised expectations for major decisions to be made in Copenhagen. The White House announced that the President will now be traveling to the climate conference on December 18, as opposed to the previous date of December 9.
With just days to go before the Copenhagen summit, Senator John Kerry (D-MA) has laid down a marker, a $3 billion marker, to help poor countries.
In a letter to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton yesterday, Kerry wrote, “The global community has agreed that $10 billion is required annually in fast-start financing to support immediate international [...]
Over the past two weeks, President Obama in meetings with President Hu of China and Prime Minister Singh of India, separately, discussed climate change and the possibilities for a meaningful accord in Copenhagen.
And today, the White House announced President Obama will go to Copenhagen for the climate change summit.