Archive for December 16th, 2009

16
Dec
09

Thursday’s Venue

16
Dec
09

On air: Is climate change too big a problem to solve?

With only three days to go, fears are growing that a “deal with teeth” may be out of reach at the climate talks in Copenhagen. Divisions between rich and poor countries seem to be widening… there have been threats of walk outs… increasingly harsh words and accusations from some developing countries that industrialised nations are not serious about carbon reduction. What do you think – is that true? Was a worldwide solution too ambitious to begin with? Is climate change just too big a problem to solve? Continue reading ‘On air: Is climate change too big a problem to solve?’

16
Dec
09

Is Obama closing or just moving Guantanamo?

 

On Tuesday, President Obama outlined his future plans for detainees at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. It includes acquiring the Thomson Correctional Center  in Carroll County, Illinois and transferring less than 100 (of the 210) detainees from Cuba to the U.S. facility.

Obama’s plan was a move to make good on his promise to close the Guantanamo detention camp but the plan wasn’t met with enthusiasm by everyone.
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16
Dec
09

Copenhagen : the youth vote…

Have a look around our venue. Here’s Ros to guide you through…

Heba: We’ve arrived in Copenhagen! Jacques (our Sound Engineer) and I arrived late last night in the Danish capital and we’re ready to hit the ground running – the youth debate is tomorrow (Thursday 17th December).

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