As world leaders arrive in Copenhagen, environmental and human rights groups representing thousands of people from some of the world’s poorest countries have issued an appeal calling for a strong climate deal.
Polar bears are important not only for their beauty but for being at the top of the Arctic food chain. But pollutants carried to the High Arctic by winds and ocean currents threaten the bears - another victim of climate change.
Bells pealed as a warning on climate change after the Archbishop of Canterbury told a church service in Copenhagen, attended by people from major faiths and Christian denominations, that humanity can only show love to all by making the earth a secure home.
Aid agencies have backed demands by African countries that the future of the Kyoto Protocol should take precedence at the UN’s Copenhagen climate change summit and that talks be focused on this issue and no other until it is resolved.
For Copenhagen to be a success, all of us need to act. No action is too small; it could be one of these small actions that triggers a major change, says a Hong Kong Christian environmentalist at the UN summit in Denmark.