Copenhagen The city is launching the biggest police action in history with officials advising that the will keep the peace during the 12 day conference.
From new laws rushed through Parliament allowing stiffer fines and extended detentions for those deemed unruly, to public displays of newly acquired anti-riot and emergency equipment, leaders here say they are preparing for the worst while hoping for the best. Meanwhile, a variety of protest and advocacy groups — some with obscure political lineage — have signaled in online postings and other public statements that they will not be cooperating. via NYTimes
Balanced, theoretical, though-provoking articles on climate change and/or the current ethics controversy
COP15: What’s at Stake? The Nation *****
Climate sceptics: are they gaining any credence? The Guardian
Republicans push on ‘Climategate’ Politico
Climategate is ‘elephant in the room’ for Obama’s carbon plans Digital Journal
What will climate summit achieve? Al Jazeera English