COP15

Tim Costello 12-17-2009
The rhetoric soared today as rich nation leaders -- UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown, Australia's PM Kevin Rudd and Secretary of State Hilary Clinton -- urged completion of a deal to slow global warm
Jarrod McKenna 12-17-2009
350 might be the most important number in the world at the moment.
Tim Costello 12-16-2009
World Vision is at the Copenhagen climate change talks because this is no longer an environmental crisis alone, but a deepening humanitarian crisis.
Jarrod McKenna 12-16-2009

Many would have read reports of Rowan Williams wonderful sermon in Copenhagen. Below are some of my favorite quotes. What some may have missed is this fantastic talk he gave. ...
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Tim Costello 12-15-2009
Yesterday was a day of high drama where Africa walked out, suspended talks, and then later in the day returned after the Danish facilitators took on some of their concerns.
Tim Costello 12-14-2009

A video report from the cathedral where Desmond Tutu spoke, and a section from Tutu's speech to the crowd that marched through Copenhagen:

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Tim Costello 12-11-2009
In search of a global ethic and political will, in freezing weather and the most dispiriting cavernous building under cold grey Copenhagen skies, this search by 34,000 people with 3500 press observ
Jarrod McKenna 12-08-2009

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This is analogous to the indulgences that the Catholic Church sold in the middle ages. The bishops collected lots of money and the sinners got redemption. Both parties liked that arrangement despite its absurdity. That is exactly what's happening...

Jarrod McKenna 12-07-2009

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Ok, so if Amos was to show up today and deliver his poetic-prophetix in the body of a skinny, pale spectacled, over educated English environmental analyst, he might look something like the amazing Danny Chivers. ...

Jarrod McKenna 12-06-2009

This clip is one of my favorites. This is from an awesome mob called "smartMeme" a collective that share much in common with "The Change Agency" who I do some facilitating for in Australia. If I was living in the States this is definitely a group I would be working with and learning from. ...
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Jarrod McKenna 12-05-2009

This clip comes from a fantastic collective who are putting into practice Gandhi's words "under certain circumstances, fasting is [a] weapon God has given us for use in times of utter helplessness." ...
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Jarrod McKenna 12-04-2009

Unlike the other clips we've been showing in this "countdown to COP15" this one EPYC hasn't shown in workshops but is often mentioned by students. It comes from a science teacher named Greg Craven ...
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Jarrod McKenna 12-03-2009

This video features three heroes of mine and courageous Christian leaders, Desmond Tutu, Wangari Maathai and Rev. Dr. Samuel Kobia, talking about the importance of climate justice for the poorest of the poor right across the continent of Africa.

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Jarrod McKenna 12-02-2009

This clip gave an Aussie kid like me who grew up on Midnight Oil goose bumps (embarrassingly I cried despite the cringe factor) and was very popular with students in our workshops because of the big name stars. ...

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