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COP 15: The hum of expectation

December 9, 2009 by Kath  
Filed under Expert Comment, Opinion

Dr Stephen Peake writes about the atmosphere of COP15 in its first few days, from a bride and groom honeymooning there, to the various demonstrators and media gathering at the conference…   The atmospheric pull of COP 15 begins the instant I leave home. The taxi driver thinks it’s all too late (only a population [...]

Faith in climate change

December 9, 2009 by Kath  
Filed under Activism, Expert Comment, Opinion

By Yoseph Araya, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Faculty of Science   Human-induced climate change poses a grave risk to all inhabitants of the Earth – flora, fauna and us. There is overwhelming evidence it’s happening and the future impacts will be even more severe. The recent demonstrations ahead of COP15 are just one indicator of peoples’ concern and their demand for international action. [...]