Dispatches from Copenhagen
Oceana sent a team of campaigners to the climate change summit in Copenhagen, December 7-18, 2009. Senior campaign manager Jackie Savitz sent these blog dispatches from the conference. And check out the photo slideshow below!
Arrival in Copenhagen – The team arrives in Copenhagen to a familiar sight — Oceana ads in the Metro.
An Ocean of People – The team works to get ocean acidification to stand out in a sea of people and messages.
Oceana Front and Center – The team hosts a side event about ocean acidification.
Drilling Secretary Salazar – Jackie asks Salazar about his offshore drilling plans.
The Winds of Change – The team visits a wind farm in Copenhagen.
Acidification Panel Redux – The team hosts another side event about ocean acidification.
The Oceans Get Their Day in Copenhagen – Oceana participates in international “Oceans Day” at the conference.
Staying Warm – Though the secretariat reduced the number of NGOs allowed in the conference center, Oceana is able to get in.
Global Shipping: More C02 Than Germany – The team works to get international cooperation to reduce emissions from the global shipping fleet.