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NYC Mayor Bloomberg Looks to Danish Offshore Windfarms for Inspiration

NYC Mayor Bloomberg Looks to Danish Offshore Windfarms for Inspiration

Johan Spanner for The New York Times As the world's eyes zeroed in on this week's COP15 climate change talks, New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg gazed on a much more placid scene - Denmark's 209

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Copenhagen Wheel: MIT Unveils the Swiss Army Knife of Bike Wheels

Copenhagen Wheel: MIT Unveils the Swiss Army Knife of Bike Wheels

Photography by Maxtomasinelli The Copenhagen Wheel, unveiled today by MIT students at the COP15 Climate Change Conference, may not look like anything special. But in reality, it's a treasure trove of

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COP15 Technology Update: A Rally for Home Energy Information

COP15 Technology Update: A Rally for Home Energy Information

COPENHAGEN - a report from Earth2TechUnleashing energy information within your home, and the use of gadgets and tools like Google's PowerMeter, DIY Kyoto and Tendril's energy dashboard just got a rallying

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COP15 Update: Developing Countries Threaten to Walk Out

COP15 Update: Developing Countries Threaten to Walk Out

Photo by Christian Charisius for Reuters This morning in Copenhagen, the climate talks stalled as African nations threatened to walk out on the conference. Upset that industrialized nations appeared to

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ECO ART: A Glimpse Into COP15′s Exhibits and Installations

ECO ART: A Glimpse Into COP15′s Exhibits and Installations

Whether it's through education, perspective-shifting installations, scientific research, or direct action, art is very much a part of the global-warming dialogue and this has never been more apparent than

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Links Roundup: News You Might Not Have Heard About COP15

Links Roundup: News You Might Not Have Heard About COP15

Today marks the end of the first week of the landmark climate talks that have been taking place in Copenhagen, and there's already been so much news surrounding the conference on the interwebs that we

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Live from COP15: Optimism, Hard Work and Bridging the Divide

Live from COP15: Optimism, Hard Work and Bridging the Divide

COPENHAGEN, A report from Earth2Tech -- Four days deep into the Copenhagen climate negotiations a few things are clear: the glowing optimism of the opening ceremonies on Monday has faded, and now the

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Fun, Games and Stunts at COP 15

Fun, Games and Stunts at COP 15

TreeHugger's man in CopenHagen, Matthew McDermott, has to deal with more than just climate change; the place is evidently crawling with people pushing all kinds of agendas and issues, sort of a giant

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WMO Confirms that There is No Slowdown in Global Warming

WMO Confirms that There is No Slowdown in Global Warming

In a freshly released report on Tuesday, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) stated that 2000-2009 was the warmest decade ever on record. While the WMO has warned the world about this dire

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COP15 News Update: Rich & Poor Nations Seek a Deal

COP15 News Update: Rich & Poor Nations Seek a Deal

The COP15 climate conferences kicked off this week and as predicted, several key points dominated the focus of the media's coverage. The plan of attack for how rich countries and poorer countries will

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Norway’s Most Energy-Efficient Office Building Unveiled for Cop15

Norway’s Most Energy-Efficient Office Building Unveiled for Cop15

At Inhabitat, we've been showing our support for COP15 by telling our readers about the need to take action on climate change. Various Architects in Oslo, Norway has taken a different path and did what

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COP15 Climate Change Conference Kicks off Today!

COP15 Climate Change Conference Kicks off Today!

ATTENTION ALL RESIDENTS OF PLANET EARTH The United Nations COP15 climate change conferences kicks off today in Copenhagen, and the fate of the planet hangs in the balance! The policies and agreements

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Inhabitat’s Event Picks for the COP15 Climate Conference

Inhabitat’s Event Picks for the COP15 Climate Conference

The COP15 Climate Conference kicks off next week in Copenhagen, and Inhabitat will be on the scene to bring you all the latest news from this monumental event! In addition to the official U.N.

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Inhabitat’s Green Guide to COP15

Inhabitat’s Green Guide to COP15

COP15 KICKS OFF NEXT WEEK! Next week marks a crucial moment in history as the United Nations COP15 Climate Change Conference kicks off in Copenhagen! This monumental event will convene 20,000 official

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Path to COP15 Will Be Lit by Solar-Powered Street Lamps

Path to COP15 Will Be Lit by Solar-Powered Street Lamps

The United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP15) begins in just a few days! As the conference is crucial for countries to reach an agreement about how to mitigate climate change in the years to come,

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Copenhagen’s Christmas Tree Will Be Pedal Powered!

Copenhagen’s Christmas Tree Will Be Pedal Powered!

This year, Copenhagen's annual Christmas tree will light up with the help of Danish citizens' aerobic efforts. The energy produced by the riders of 15 bicycles in Copenhagen's City Hall Square will light

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Obama Going To Copenhagen Next Month!

Obama Going To Copenhagen Next Month!

In case you missed the big news in the wake of your Thanksgiving celebration, President Obama is, in fact, planning to travel to Copenhagen next month to deliver a speech and participate in the United

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Green Lighthouse: Denmark’s First Public Carbon Neutral Building Completed

Green Lighthouse: Denmark’s First Public Carbon Neutral Building Completed

Last year, we wrote about the groundbreaking of the Green Lighthouse, an exciting carbon-neutral building located at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark. Designed by Christensen & Co, the

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Team Inhabitat Sounds off on Climate Change!

Team Inhabitat Sounds off on Climate Change!

Today is Blog Action Day, and team Inhabitat is joining thousands of other sites around the world as we spread shock waves of awareness around the issue of climate change! As the web's largest blog

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World Leaders Gather TODAY in NYC for the UN Summit on Climate Change

World Leaders Gather TODAY in NYC for the UN Summit on Climate Change

Yesterday marked the start of a very crucial time - the beginning of Climate Week NYC. World leaders are gathered TODAY, as we speak, at the United Nations to discuss what we, as the most influential

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THE AGE OF STUPID is coming to NYC – Sept 21st!

THE AGE OF STUPID is coming to NYC – Sept 21st!

IF YOU SEE ONE MOVIE THIS FALL - THIS IS THE ONE TO SEE! Everyone knows that hindsight is 20/20, but will we regret our lack of action on climate change in the year 2020? That's what The Age of Stupid,

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News Roundup of the Week: Climate Change

News Roundup of the Week: Climate Change

This week, we've been seeing lots of climage change news around the interweb and none too soon, as the UN Climate Change Conference is coming up in December. It will be crucial for our world leaders

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Ice Sculptures Mark 100 Days Until Copenhagen Climate Summit

Ice Sculptures Mark 100 Days Until Copenhagen Climate Summit

100 child-sized ice sculptures sit in Beijing's Temple of Earth to represent the 1 billion lives that will be lost in Asia due to water shortages caused by climate change. The art installation marks the

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The Age of Stupid: Film Charts the Future of Climate Change

The Age of Stupid: Film Charts the Future of Climate Change

Pitched to be this year's most talked-about climate change film, The Age of Stupid is a new movie from director Franny Armstrong (of McLibel) and producer John Battsek (of One Day In September). In this

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Copenhagen’s Stunning Carbon-Neutral Sundial Structure

Copenhagen’s Stunning Carbon-Neutral Sundial Structure

The Danish are known for their trendsetting fashion and wind energy industries, and they soon may be just as famous for their sustainable and carbon neutral buildings. Just last week the University of

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