Arts and Entertainment A 37m-long Viking warship is coming to the British Museum

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Kamalesh Sharma: Here's what we need from Copenhagen

The news on climate change from the Asia Pacific Economic Summit in Singapore has been sobering, mixed and disappointing. It means that expectations as to what can be achieved at the climate meeting in Copenhagen in December have clearly changed.

Douglas Alexander & Bert Koenders: The moral imperative behind a Copenhagen deal

Next month's climate change meeting in Copenhagen is even more important in the fight against poverty than the 2005 G8 meeting at Gleneagles.

Lars Lokke Rasmussen: A hard-headed pragmatism must dictate talks in Copenhagen

The Copenhagen Agreement should capture progress already achieved in the negotiations and at the same time provide for immediate action from next year. The Copenhagen Agreement should be political by nature, yet precise on specific commitments and binding on countries committing to reach certain targets and to undertake certain actions or provide agreed finance.

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Copenhagen: What's happening?

Debategraph: Copenhagen - What’s happening?

The balance of probability, if the recent downbeat pronouncements from the UN are to be believed, is that the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen next month will end, like a Spike Milligan sketch, with the actors shuffling offstage, staring into the half-distance, mumbling "What are we going to do now? What are we going to do now?"

Andrew Grice: Why Obama won't go to Copenhagen

Gordon Brown has renewed his appeal to other world leaders to attend the critical December summit in Copenhagen about a new global agreement on climate change. In a speech in London this morning, the PM warned that time is running out for a deal.

On your bike: What the world can learn about cycling from Copenhagen

If the world's grandees pay close attention when they land in Copenhagen for December's UN climate-change conference, they might just find the eco solutions they need under their feet, says Robin Barton

A very Danish kind of modernity

London has its literary walks; Paris conjures up l’esprit d’art. And Copenhagen? Copenhagen breathes design, from the junk shops of Norrebro to the spanking new architecture of the harbour front. Wander aimlessly and you’ll still end up on an impromptu design tour. But here are some tips to get you started.

Stylish Denmark: Take a design tour of Copenhagen

London has its literary walks; Paris conjures up l'esprit d'art. And Copenhagen? Copenhagen breathes design, from the junk shops of Norrebro to the spanking new architecture of the harbour front. Wander aimlessly and you'll still end up on an impromptu design tour. But here are some tips to get you started.

Green surge gives carbon trade hub its first profit

Carbon passed a milestone on the road to acceptance as a tradeable commodity yesterday as the Climate Exchange recorded its first ever profit.

Mike Edwards: Before leaders discuss our planet, they should go out and enjoy it

MOST scientists, scholars and activists would agree that the causes of anthropogenic climate change can be traced to the industrial revolution.

Proms 2, 3 & 4: Gabrieli Consort/Stan Tracey/ Concerto Copenhagen, Royal Albert Hall, London

Paul McCreesh was always bold, but taking Haydn's Creation by the scruff of its neck was an exploit that takes some beating. First, he delivered sections of it accompanied by a string quartet at the Royal Academy, then he gave it with a massively augmented Gabrieli Consort at a Prom. Fair enough: Haydn wanted his masterpiece to be done small as well as big, and his preference was for big. But McCreesh's real coup was to rewrite the original English libretto, wisely keeping those hallowed phrases which have entered the language – "with verdure clad", "the flexible tiger" – and simply making the rest more singable.

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