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Copenhagen Climate Conference in Disarray, Inside and Out: Delays, Protests, Arrests

Progress in the climate change summit in Copenhagen was in jeopardy Wednesday night with complex negotiations falling 18 hours behind schedule over failure to overcome disagreements on how to combat global warming. Outside the conference, police clashed with protesters, who broke through a security cordon in a failed to break in to the conference center. Climate secretary, Ed Miliband, warned of a “farce”.


Massive protest outside Copenhagen Climate Conference. Associated Press


POLITI beat downs and arrests: Girls in leopard suits, protesters push through police line and violence erupts — arrest made. Uptake Video/THEUPTAKE.ORG

Protester Poster Slogans …

NATURE DOESN’T COMPROMISE

CLIMATE JUSTICE NOW

THERE IS NO PLANET B

PLANET NO PROFIT

NATURE DOESN’T COMP

DEGROWTH

Speaker quote:
‘The time as long past for big capital to make more money.’

United Nations Climate Change Conference 2009 | Ed Miliband

SOURCE: Copenhagen summit veering towards farce, warns Ed Miliband