And so we begin: Climate Change in Copenhagen

And so we begin. With the Copenhagen Climate Change Summit taking place this week, my attention is squarely on climate change and taking the fast-track to a more sustainable future. I’ll share some recommended resources this week on the blog, twitter and Planeta.com.

Today 56 newspapers ...

Here’s something that caught my eye: an editorial calling for action from world leaders on climate change was published today by 56 newspapers around the world in 20 languages. (Thank, C!)

Great, right? Sorta. What would have been cooler (sorry, bad pun) would be if the project had been developed with openness and transparency. The Guardian has a blog which accepts comments, but that’s a nice touch after the fact. For this to be a bigger wow – in terms of making use of current technologies and putting into practice collaborative work, it would be good to see process. Use Web 2.0: Make it a wiki. If you want to limit the writers, that’s fine, but make the process open.

Calling for direct action, here’s your turn! We are seeking climate art, reports, posters in World Climate, a group on Flickr.

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