Copenhagen Summit

Fear and loathing (and deep thinking) in Copenhagen

Fear and loathing (and deep thinking) in Copenhagen

As I write this I'm sitting in the Plenary Session of the COP15 waiting for things to get underway. Just me and roughly 3,000 of my closest friends. Security was ratcheted down today because the various Ministers and Heads of State that are arriving, but there are still thousands of people. The Danish police manage to effect an interesting balance, they are exceedingly polite and somewhat menacing at the same time: they are here in very large numbers.
Applied Materials

New York Times on Solar and COP15

The New York Times is out today with their Special Section on the "Business of Green".  The section is well worth a read.  In particular, Applied's Mark Pinto is featured in a piece about the COP15 and the role that governments must play in helping make renewables a meaningful part of the global energy mix.  Pinto was also featured earl