Author: Kate Knuth - Former MN State Representative

United Nations Climate Conference

The mood is edgy in the Forum in Copenhagen. This large arena/conference space has been set up for NGO-accredited people attending the United Nations Climate Conference. Large screens broadcast the proceedings from the Bella Center (where the actual conference is being held) to rows and rows of seats occupied only occasionally by a person. Laptops […]

Notes from Copenhagen

Stepping into the conference center at the United Nations Climate Change Conference is like stepping into an international river. A rush of people from all over the world constantly streams along the hallways, meeting rooms, work spaces, cafes and conference displays. Many delegates speed through on their way to strategy and negotiations sessions, while others stop […]

In Copenhagen…

  Kate Knuth in Copenhagen with Will Steger Foundation Stepping into the Conference Center at the United Nations Climate Conference is like steeping into an international river. A rush of people of from all over the world constantly streams along the hallways, meeting rooms, work spaces, cafes, and conference displays. Many delegates speed through on […]

Copenhagen, Footprints, and Evolution

In just a few days, negotiators and leaders from across the globe will meet in Copenhagen in an attempt to clamp down on the gigatons of greenhouse gases we’re dumping into our atmospheric “bathtub”every year. The longer we fail to act, the more we risk crossing dangerous climactic tipping points, endangering global food security, and creating climate […]