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Rick Perry Slams UK Program to Educate Texas Climate Skeptics

Rick Perry Slams UK Program to Educate Texas Climate Skeptics

Texas Governor Rick Perry has attacked the United Kingdom’s Foreign Office for its contribution to an initiative that tried to “educate” Texas politicians on climate change. Two state senators from

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FILM REVIEW: ‘The Island President’ Investigates the Submersion of the Maldives

FILM REVIEW: ‘The Island President’ Investigates the Submersion of the Maldives

If you only see one environmental film this year, let it be The Island President. The subject of Jon Shenk’s documentary is recently deposed President Mohamed “Anni” Nasheed and his

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INTERVIEW: Patricia Watts On the Eco-Art Movement

INTERVIEW: Patricia Watts On the Eco-Art Movement

For some closing thoughts on the cultural flurry in Copenhagen, Inhabitat turned to Patricia Watts. As the founder of ecoartspace, she has been curating, organizing, discussing, analyzing and writing

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Beautiful Papercraft Tree Pledges to Save 6,500 Acres of Rainforest

Beautiful Papercraft Tree Pledges to Save 6,500 Acres of Rainforest

The idea of a tree made from paper is kind of sad and ironic. Luckily, design group Le Creative Sweatshop constructed this paper tree from recycled, FSC-certified and carbon-neutral paper stock.

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Gordon Brown’s New Year Resolution: Reach Climate Consensus in 2010

Gordon Brown’s New Year Resolution: Reach Climate Consensus in 2010

The beginning of a new year is a time to set goals and make plans for the future, and a New Year's resolution we desperately want to come to fruition is a global agreement on climate change. That being

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World Struggles for Climate Deal as COP15 Talks Wind to a Close

World Struggles for Climate Deal as COP15 Talks Wind to a Close

Photo by Anja Niedringhaus/AP The end of the COP15 Climate Conference is rapidly approaching, and the web is rife with critical commentary. Delegates stayed up late last night working towards an

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Hillary Clinton Announces US Ready to Join $100 Billion Finance Deal

Hillary Clinton Announces US Ready to Join $100 Billion Finance Deal

Photo by Chris Ratcliffe, Bloomberg US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced earlier today at COP15 that the US is ready to join other industrialized countries in offering developing nations a

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COP15 Update: Protesters Rally and 250 Arrested at Bella Center

COP15 Update: Protesters Rally and 250 Arrested at Bella Center

The climate talks continue to heat up as protesters attempted to gate crash the conference this morning in Copenhagen. The Danish police used less than friendly tactics to keep the activists away -- tear

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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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One Ton CO2 Cube to be Dropped on Copenhagen

One Ton CO2 Cube to be Dropped on Copenhagen

  While Barack Obama visits Copenhagen this week for the United Nations Framework Convention, he may catch a rousing and informative glimpse of a ton of CO2. And we don’t just mean “a lot”

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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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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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