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The Copenhagen Climate Council is a global collaboration between international business and science founded by Erik Rasmussen, Founder Copenhagen Climate Council, Scandinavia, based in Copenhagen. The councilors of the Copenhagen Climate Council have come together to create global awareness of the importance of the UN Climate Summit (COP15) in Copenhagen, December 2009, and to ensure technical and public support and assistance to global decision makers when agreeing on a new climate treaty to replace the Kyoto Protocol from 1997.


1. ORGANISATION:A) Purpose B) Manifesto

C) Membership
2. ACTIVITIES :A) The Climate Community B) World Business Summit on Climate Change

C) Thought Leadership Series

D) Climate LIFE E) Unlocking Climate Code: Innovation climate & Energy

3. conclusion

The Copenhagen Climate Council was founded in 2007 by the leading independent think tank in Scandinavia, Monday Morning head-quartered in Copenhagen Denmark.

Purpose :

The purpose of the Copenhagen Climate Council works on presenting innovative yet achievable solutions to climate change. Creating international awareness of the importance of the Copenhagen UN Climate Summit and the successor treaty to the Kyoto Protocol.. Promoting constructive dialogue between government, business, and science. Inspiring global business leaders by demonstrating that tackling climate change also has the potential to create huge opportunities for innovation and economic growth

published in November 2007, on

Copenhagen Climate Council

the eve of the UN COP13 Climate Change Conference in Bali . The Manifesto articulates a clear goal for the maximum level of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere by 2050. The document will serve as input at the World Business Summit on Climate Change,.

comprises 30 global climate leaders representing business, science, and public policy from all parts of the world. Such as Scientist-Tim Flannery, Chairman of Copenhagen Climate Council, Writer and Scientist, Erik Rasmussen, Founder, Copenhagen Climate Council; CEO and Editor-inChief, Monday Morning . Business leader-Sir Richard Branson, Founder and CEO, Virgin Group, Paul S. Otellini, President and Chief Executive Officer, Intel

The central aim of the Copenhagen Climate Council is to

create global awareness to the urgency of reaching a global agreement on how to tackle climate change at the UN Climate Conference in Copenhagen, December 2009.

The Climate Community is the official website of the Copenhagen Climate Council. The website is based on Web 2.0 principles, and hooks the user up with the worlds leading climate stakeholders and offers possibility for the user to give voice and influence the global climate agenda. The Climate Community also hosts an online Virtual Summit, which is an integral part of the World Business Summit on Climate Change to take place in May 2009. The Virtual Summit will facilitate knowledge sharing and collaboration.

B) World Business Summit on Climate Change

The World Business Summit on Climate Change takes place six

months prior to the pivotal UN climate change conference (COP15) in Copenhagen, December 2009.The summit works towards international framework on climate change to replace the Kyoto Protocol after 2012. Among the prominent participants so far are Al Gore, Chairman of Generation Investment Management; Anders Fog Rasmussen, Prime Minister of Denmark; and Sir Richard Branson, Founder and CEO of the Virgin Group. At the summit, chief executives will a message to the negotiating governments on how to remove barriers and create incentives for implementation of new solutions in a post-Kyoto. At the summit, chief executives will discuss how business can help solve the climate crisis through innovative business models, new partnerships and the development of low carbon technologies. They will send a message to the negotiating governments on how to remove barriers and create incentives for implementation of new solutions in a post-Kyoto

Thought Leadership Series presents a collection of inspirational, concise and clearly argued pieces from some of the world's most renowned thinkers and business leaders on climate change The themes of the

Thought Leadership series are:

01 Tackling Emissions Growth: The Role of Markets and Government Regulation 02 Achieving low emissions energy systems in rapidly developing economies 03 Drawing down CO2 from the atmosphere 04 The role of city planning and buildings in tackling emissions growth 05 Achieving the capital investment required to tackle climate change 06 The CEO's survival guide to climate change 07 Adapting to the impacts of climate change 08 Role of Information and Communications Technology in Addressing Climate Change 09 Beyond a global agreement: Scenarios from the future

D)Climate Life
Climate LIFE is a film, book and digital exbition project

initiated by the Copenhagen Climate Council. Climate LIFE is intended to be a virtual tour of how communities across the globe can both fight climate change and adapt to a warming world. FILM : Climate LIFE - the 5th revolution; Climate LIFE - the 5th revolution is an emotional and strong story of a journey across the world in search of the solutions so urgently needed for avoiding a world climate life gone a wreck. It is produced in the realisation that we need a new climate agenda in order to achieve a transition to a sustainable society


On June 19, 2008, Copenhagen Climate Council and Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society (CITRIS) co-hosted an energy conference named Unlocking the Climate Code: Innovation in Climate and Energy. . According to Gary Baldwin, Director of Special Projects at CITRIS, the Climate Navigator will have several interrelated parts and functions. It will serve as an Internet-based community forum for researchers, policy makers, and business leaders, allowing politicians and others to direct questions to experts or open on-line discussions about specific proposals.

Conclusion 1
After eight draft texts and all-day talks between 115 world leaders, it

was left to Barack Obama and Wen Jiabao, the Chinese premier, to broker a political agreement. The so-called Copenhagen accord "recognises" the scientific case for keeping temperature rises to no more than 2C but does not contain commitments to emissions reductions to achieve that goal. American officials spun the deal as a "meaningful agreement", but even Obama said: "This progress is not enough." "We have come a long way, but we have much further to go," he added. The deal was brokered between China, South Africa, India, Brazil and the US, but it was unclear whether it would be adopted by all 192 countries in the full plenary session. The deal aims to provide $30bn a year for poor countries to adapt to climate change from next year to 2012, and $100bn a year by 2020.


But it disappointed African and other vulnerable countries which had been holding out for deeper emission cuts to hold the global temperature rise to 1.5C this century. As widely expected, all references to 1.5C in past drafts were removed at the last minute, but more surprisingly, the earlier 2050 goal of reducing global CO2 emissions by 80% was also dropped. Obama hinted that China was to blame for the lack of a substantial deal. In a press conference he condemned the insistence of some countries to look backwards to previous environmental agreements. He said developing countries should be "getting out of that mindset, and moving towards the position where everybody recognises that we all need to move together".
its legal distinction between developed and developing countries. Developing nations saw this as an attempt by the rich world to wriggle out of its responsibility for climate change. Many observers blamed US
for coming to the talks with an offer of just 4% emissions cuts on 1990 levels.

targets, goals dropped: Copenhagen ends in failure.