Thousands of officials, environmental campaigners, politicians and journalists are in the Danish capital for the bid to strike a political deal on curbing emissions and providing finance to support poor countries in the fight against climate change. Lebanon’s PM Saad Hariri is planning to head to Copenhagen later in the week following the vote of […]
Ambassador of Denmark: The participation of PM Saad Hariri in the Copenhagen conference on global climate is a step in the right direction that will be good for Lebanon’s future. Almost 100 heads of state have confirmed they will attend the 15th meeting of the Conference of Parties, or COP15, which begins Monday in the […]
Lebanese environmental activists run in their underwear in Beirut November 30, 2009. The activity was organised by the League of Independent Activists (IndyACT) to raise money for youth activists from the Arab region who will have to travel to take part in the COP15 climate summit in Copenhagen.
Environment Minister Mohammed Rahhal announced that PM Saad Hariri will head a Lebanese delegation to Copenhagen to discuss global warming. Accompanying Hariri will be Rahhal himself and other associations’ and ministry staff.
By Ghassan Karam
The peace Nobel laureate, Desmond Tutu a South African cleric, sent a letter to the EU parliament in which he berated them for not acting to slow down climate change.