Arctic explorer Will Steger speaks on a panel with Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper about engaging youth in the policy of climate change at the Bellona Foundation stage at the COP15 conference in Copenhagen.
Will Steger Minnesota delegate and IEN organizer Aurora Conley marches with the Indigenous Environmental Network and speaks about the resolution she hopes to present to the US Ambassador at a rally outside the US embassy in Copenhagen during the COP15 Summit.
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.
James Balog, National Geographic photographerand Director of the Extreme Ice Survey project presented his work at the US Center on the first day of the United Nation Framework Convention on Climate Change. Expedition Copenhagen South Dakota youth delegate, Jamie Horter had a chance to speak with James following his session.
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.
Tom Goldtooth, Ojibwe and Navajo from Bemidji, Minnesota speaks about indigenous rights at a side event at the UNFCCC climate summit in Copenhagen.
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.