Archive for December, 2011

More hypocrisy on the part of President Obama & Secretary Clinton at COP 17 in Durban

Here is Anjali Appadurai, a student at the College of the Atlantic in Maine, addressing the conference on behalf of youth delegates. Just after her speech, she led a mic check  — a move inspired by the Occupy Wall Street protests from the stage.

“It always seems impossible until it’s done, So, distinguished delegates and governments around the world, governments of the developed world: Deep [emissions] cuts now. Get it done.”

    Here’s an interview with Kate Horner, a policy analyst at Friends of the Earth, and Michael Dorsey an assistant professor of environmental studies at Dartmouth College…


“This is one of the most disappointing issues for me with regard to President Obama. I expected Secretary Clinton to be in the pocket of the corporations but I had hope that President Obama would rise above that on this critical world issue.

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