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Thoughts on the COP 15 Summit in Copenhagen

  Contents: What was this conference, and why did it get so much attention? What actually happened at COP 15? What comes next? I. What was this conference, and why did it get so much attention? It was the 15th Conference of the Parties (COP 15) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change […]

Climate Justice Fast

This past Thursday, one day before the end of the 2009 Conference of Parties (COP 15), I fasted to help call attention to the great injustice of global climate change. Greenhouse gas emissions, which come disproportionately from people in industrialized countries, are imposing serious climate impacts on the rest of the world–droughts and desertification in […]

The World Wants a Real Deal

Aurora Conley is a 25 year-old Ojibwe native from Bad River, Wisconsin. A local leader, she is studying to become a solar panel installation trainer for other Native Americans, and has worked with former Vice Presidential candidate Winona LaDuke through the environmental organization Honor the Earth. At the 2009 United Nations Climate Change Conference in […]

Chris Detjen, Policy and Partnerships Coordinator

School: University of Michigan- Ann Arbor (alumnus) Areas of Study: Program in the Environment and Political Science Chris Detjen is excited to join Expedition Copenhagen as an advisor on policy, campaigns, and strategic partnerships. He is a 2008 graduate of the University of Michigan–Ann Arbor, where he helped found the Michigan Student Sustainability Coalition. He […]