Sunday, December 13, 2009

Scenes from December 11

Shirts made from recycled plastic bottles!

The polar bear of ice has mostly melted. We learned that Denmark just had their first ever November without a frost.

Hilde blogging from the Fresh Air Center.

A rep from the UN Foundation -- sponsor of the Fresh Air Center space and programming

Amy Goodman, Executive Producer of Democracy Now, moderates a debate on carbon taxes.

Debaters Dirk Forester of the International Emissions Trading Commission and former advisor in the Clinton Administration (on left) and Michael Dorsey of Dartmouth, and a campaign advisor to President Obama. According to, Forester is the Managing Director of Natsource LLC, an environmental fund management and advisory firm. He was previously Chairman of the White House Climate Change Task Force President Clinton and the energy program manager at Environmental Defense Fund. Dorsey is assistant professor in Dartmouth College’s Environmental Studies Program and the Director of the College’s Climate Justice Research Project which supports research on how emerging carbon markets shape justice-based climate policies. He works on issues of international equity, politics of biodiversity and environmental justice with a focus on Amazonia. Dr. Dorsey serves a co-founding board member of Islands First and from April 2007 until November 2008 Dr. Dorsey served as a member of Senator Barack Obama’s energy and environment Presidential campaign team.

Center City at night

The Lego company started in Denmark.

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