It’s only day two of the Copenhagen climate talks and there is already incredible drama here as the most vulnerable countries in the world continue to fight for their very survival. It’s a fight that we have been supporting this entire year — your work on October 24 has helped inspire a new level of action and sense of possibility on the world stage. Please help us turn up build this movement even louder by shining a light for survival this coming weekend.
Here’s an update from our allies inside the talks about the leadership Africa is showing in calling out "2 degrees as 2 much for 2 many" and demanding stronger targets:
Today African Civil Society groups met during the COP15 UN Climate Meetings to discuss the implications for Africa of the leaked “Danish text” also known as the ‘Copenhagen Agreement’. It had been rumored for days that a secret text generated by the Danish Presidency, as Chair of the Conference, had been prepared.