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.
Dolphins ‘deliberately get high’ on puffer fish nerve toxins by carefully chewing and passing them around
Cow 'emissions' more damaging to planet than CO2 from cars
Snowfalls are now just a thing of the past
Have you heard 'the hum'? Mystery of Earth's low droning noise could now be solved
Climate change: Six major energy companies write to United Nations to request help in setting up carbon pricing scheme
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- 2 Fifa corruption: Europe plots to stage an 'alternative World Cup' in place of Russia 2018
- 3 How much sex should I be having?
- 4 Jaden Smith wears gender fluid dress to high school prom with Hunger Games actress
- 5 Betting company 'refuse to pay' after student wins £1,000 from 50p bet on Roger Federer
Migrants in Kos: Photos show real tragedy after Brits abroad complain of 'awkward' holidays
British tourists complain that impoverished boat migrants are making holidays 'awkward' in Kos
Michael Gove determined to scrap the Human Rights Act – even if Scotland retains it
Thousands of teenage girls enduring debilitating illnesses after routine school cancer vaccination
Threat to scrap Human Rights Act could see UK follow Nazi example, warns UN official
Why this year's general election was the most unfair in Britain's history
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