After one car ride to New York City, three subway trips, and two planes rides totaling seventeen hours, I’ve finally made it to the 18th United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change’s Conference of Parties held in Doha, Qatar! I’ve already begun to notice the impact that this international climate convergence has played here in […]
This week (Nov. 26- Dec 1) follow Siiri Bigalke as she participates in the United Nations climate conference, COP18, as our representative and youth leader. Read more about Siiri and COP18…
A press conference was held at the United Nations Climate Summit in Copenhagen with representative of the 7-state Midwest region of the US, including Expedition Copenhagen delegate Sarah Mulkoff and Minnesota House Representative, Kate Knuth.
Expedition Copenhagen delegate Holly Jones talks about the Alliance of Small Island States and their stance at the Cop15 negotiations.
Al Gore speaks to a packed room during a COP15 side event. His presentation speaks directly to the impact of climate change on the Arctic ice. Here is a few minutes of his presentation.
When we left the U.N. climate negotiations in Copenhagen, Denmark in 2009 without a legally binding agreement that cuts global greenhouse gas emissions, we knew that the road ahead would be just as difficult for each subsequent negotiation.
One year ago today, a team of intelligent and dynamic Midwest youth were preparing for an expedition that would impact their lives forever. These twelve young leaders, hailing from seven different states set aside their studies, their work, and their personal lives for an intense immersion experience in the COP15 UNFCCC international climate negotiations, as […]
I hit the trail early this morning, trekking with my fellow Will Steger delegates to COY, the Conference of Youth. As we were walking, I noticed how many people bike in town. There is actually a separate lane for cyclists, and I’ve heard rumor that there are more bikes than in people in Copenhagen. Whether […]