Sunday, July 1, 2007

Climate change and the fight for resources 'will set world aflame'

Sounds serious.

Here's the first half of the first day's program at "the Summer Davos":
(The Taellberg Forum each year gathers more than 500 political leaders, scientists and aid workers in the resort village of Taellberg to discuss world issues in a relaxed atmosphere, with nature walks and music concerts on the agenda.)

Morning exercize

Pre-Forum Sessions

Tällberg New Leaders Program
(for invited participants)

Preparatory session for the Track chairs and moderators

Nature walk (start from Majstångsplatsen)

Introduction to carbon simulator tool

Lunch at hotels

12.45 – 13.45
Warming-up sessions
open conversations after lunch at hotels.

13.45 – 14.40
“Music on the green”
Concert with the choir and orchestra from Leksand’s music school and twin cities (in Estonia, Finland and Norway), Majstångsplatsen by the Forum tent.

I've got the rest of Day one posted over at Climateer Economics.
Words fail me.

Meanwhile the story from the Independent continues:
Climate change has become a major security issue that could lead to "a world going up in flames"