As citizens, non-profits and activists are fighting for the cause of climate change, hopes for COP15 to result in a legally binding treaty seem to be disappearing. The recent talks among international leaders at the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation Forum in Singapore are giving clear signals that this COP will only further the talks and that no legal commitments would be made.

However, Lars Løkke Rasmussen (Danish Prime Minister and incoming COP15 host) suggested that the outcome in Copenhagen should be a five-to-eight page document with “precise language of a comprehensive political agreement”.

On one hand, the leaders are saying that it’s too soon to come up with final decisions in Copenhagen and on the other hand, media all over the world is preparing to cover the conference extensively and activists all over are planning to put pressure on leaders.

In this regard, as a member of the Indian youth delegation to COP15, I signed up at the Fresh Air Center, a rapid response digital media hub in Copenhagen for top global bloggers and digital campaigners. The Fresh Air Center has grown from the Climate Voice project, and ultimately aims to align our messages and amplify them from COP-15 to the world while also serving as a fun space where members of civil society can connect and relax.

TckTckTck is an unprecedented global alliance, representing hundreds of millions of people from all walks of life. It is made up of leading international, national and local organizations addressing environment, development, poverty, human rights, health and humanitarian issues. It represents faith-based groups, youth groups, trade unions and individuals all calling for a fair, ambitious and binding climate change agreement in December 2009 in Copenhagen.
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