Obstacles to Climate Change Agreement in Copenhagen

Worldfocus interviews Kumi Naidoo on the current status of the G20 Summit in Pittsburgh and the run up to the UN Summit on climate change in Copenhagen.  Naidoo is Chairman of TckTckTck and soon to be Executive Director of Greenpeace International. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said failure to reach broad agreement would be morally inexcusable. The…

Live Coverage: UN Climate Day and G20 Summit

Interviews with policy makers and key decision makers. Live coverage and exclusive videos by hundreds of bloggers covering UN Climate Day, G20 Summit in Pittsburgh, Climate Week NYC, and more from September 19 to 25, 2009. Courtesy of the Voice Project. Click on the ‘Chat’ button to participate in the conversation: The Voice Project connects…

Let Obama Know, Canadians do NOT support Dirty Oil

From the Dogwood Initiative: Take action. Don’t let Stephen Harper trick President Obama into believing Canadians support dirty oil. During the Bush era many of my American friends were furious and embarrassed that their country was seen by the world as climate criminals – denying global warming, obstructing meaningful action and pushing for the exploitation…

50 Creative WWF Campaigns

…that Make You Think Twice. While DDB Brazil’s ‘Tsunami ad‘ is offensive, hopefully it does not distract people from what’s important. We are, more often than not, inundated with advertising. But, we do rely on ads to some degree — to be informed, shop and compare, gain perspective, be motivated to act. Sure there is…

WWF Condemns Offensive Ad

Tasteless… Appalling… Exploitive… Brutally Obtuse or Powerfully Clever? Dubbed ‘the Tsunami ad’, created by DDB Brazil, includes an image portraying a swarm of planes descending in attack upon the World Trade Center in New York City. The print ad wore the tagline, “the 2004 Tsunami killed 100 times more people than 9/11”, along with the…

Wild Salmon Stocks Collapse in B.C. …

… while Canadian Ministry Promotes “Sustainable” Aquaculture in Norway.  Media Release by CSRWire.ca: Government officials promote “sustainable” aquaculture in Norway while wild salmon stocks crash at home. (August 17, 2009) Where is Canada’s Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, Gail Shea, at a time when one of Canada’s most important commercial runs of salmon is experiencing…