Copenhagen Day One – COP 15 President Connie Hedegaard opened up the Copenhagen conference today urging what has emerged as the common theme among the media and heads of state attending; action must happen now.

The sentiment was echoed by the worlds media; according to theĀ BBC an incredible 56 newspapers in 45 countries carried editorials “urging politicians to forget their differences and work together to forge an agreement.” The, “point of no return” theme permeates the conference. The sense of urgency combined with the unprecedented public attention creates a perfect storm of action; just what the organizers hoped.

We’ll be covering the event throughout the day, in the meantime you can watch it live here or below if your browser supports iframes.

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