Gallery: COP16: Reporting from Day 1 of the Climate Talks in Cancun


This morning marked the start of the much anticipated COP16 climate talks in Cancun and we’ve been on the scene scoping out what the general outlook is as the world’s leaders prepare to once again try to tackle global warming head on. It certainly feels odd to be in the center of a Disneyland-type paradise and be discussing something so daunting, but that’s exactly what is about to take place. Tensions are mounting as we wonder if the parties be able to surmount political differences and economic inequalities to get us closer to finding a solution to this planet-sized problem.

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  1. COP16: Images of Climat... November 30, 2010 at 4:08 pm

    […] is full of cultural contradictions. The major climate change conference that it is hosting is way outside of town, causing, ironically, giant traffic jams. Central Cancun, with its narrow […]

  2. GreenVitals November 29, 2010 at 3:33 pm

    After the last disastrous climate change convention in Copenhagen, countries sent the United Nations hedged promises to limit greenhouse gas emissions by 2020. I hope this conference is more productive. For any of your readers interested in also taking a look at the Kyoto Protocol it’s at the U.N.’s site at:

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