Wednesday, December 8, 2010
Gore Effect Strikes UN Cancun Climate Change Conference
Activists from the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) light candles representing the earth as they demonstrate, calling for a catch up plan to prevent climate change, on the sidelines of the UN Climate Change Conference COP16 in Cancun December 5, 2010. (Reuters) However, they seem to be unconcerned with the amount of carbon this symbolic demonstration is admitting into the atmosphere as well the carbon discharged as they jetted into Cancun from all over the world.
Once again the Al Gore effect has struck the UN climate change meeting in this sunny, tropical location. Temperatures reached a frigid 54 degrees overnight, setting a record low for this date.