Monday, December 14, 2009

December 14th, 4:55 PM CET

Bellona Center

In the scramble to keep up with the action, there are always those people, statements, and images that force us to pause, laugh, or reflect. Here are a few of my favorites, for various reasons:

Graffiti on the US Delegation room this morning:

Photo courtesy of Josh Dorner of the Sierra Club


This speaker, I believe a human rights activist from a developing country, at the Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA) plenary pretty much got it right:
"Dear leaders - please ask yourself, What would Mahatma Ghandi do? Please, do that."


An anonymous political cartoon, I'm sorry I cannot find the source:


The ad-hoc working group on the Kyoto Protocol (AWG-KP) is currently attempting to discuss their draft text. The following exchange occurred:
Delegate: "But 'quoted' sounds a bit Shakespearean."
Chair: "Well, we are in Denmark."

Brace yourself for the Hamlet puns to come.

Finally, we did not see this sign at any of the protests, but I do hope we will:

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