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Less talk, more action


What should we do? What can we expect from the Copenhagen Conference? What will our world be like in 20 years' time? These are some of the questions asked in the Global Eco Forum. We have selected some responses from iWith.org for our readers and for those who were unable to follow the event live.

From the island of Tuvalu to the North Pole, the changes in the climate continue to amaze. Ice-breaking ships have stayed in port, while the melting ice has allowed commercial shipping to try out the route along the length of Russia's northern coast for the first time. Greenhouse gases continue to accumulate unstoppably in the atmosphere.


What should we do? What can we expect from the Copenhagen Conference? What will our world be like in 20 years' time? These are some of the questions asked in the Global Eco Forum. We have selected some responses from iWith.org for our readers and for those who were unable to follow the event live.


'When a molecule of C02 crosses the Pyrenees nobody asks for its passport', said Jorge Wagensberg of Fundación La Caixa, while Dominique Voynet, of the French Green Party, added: 'Less talk and more action - that's what's needed'.


You can see them, along with other well-known panellists, on Youtube.



 

Translation by Lyndon Pugh
on 05/11/2009
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