Copenhagen: The alternative diary
Monday 30 November 2009
5 December: "The Wave" march in London, from Grosvenor Square to the Houses of Parliament to urge UK to be a leader in Copenhagen
7 December: Start of Klimaforum09, the official "alternative people's summit", and Climate Camp
8 December: Survival Academy: teaches visitors how to survive in a post-apocalyptic world
9 December: Indians of the Rainforest: an exhibition showing the different ways indigenous people use the environment
10 December: Model United Nations: for children
11 December: Our Climate Not Your Business: day of direct action against big business and corporations who meet in Copenhagen
12 December: Global Day of Action: "The Flood", marching
13 December: Hit the Production: action to shut down Copenhagen harbor, hitting the root cause of climate change, at 2am
14 December: No Borders Day: groups of No Borders activists protesting to ensure there will be no "climate refugees"
15 December: Resistance is Ripe: agriculture action day
16 December: Reclaim Power! March will push into the conference centre and turn the private debate into a public forum
18 December: Never Trust a COP: the most radical day of pressure, organised by an informal network of activists. COP means "conference of the parties" of the UN Climate Treaty. Copenhagen is officially Cop-15.
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