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The journal is written by a team of journalists, invited by RSE to partake in the Symposium. It is a record of plenaries, local visits and conversations. If you would like to submit a feature for the journal, please get in touch here.

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Key Obama Officials hears pleas from Louisiana (Times Picayune)
Should New Orleans Retreat Inland? (Huffington Post)






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Closing speech - Professor Minik Rosing,
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Drastic global climate change is not the Earth’s destiny, delegates were told today at the conclusion of the RSE Mississippi symposium. Minik Rosing, Professor of Geology at the University of Copenhagen, closed the symposium with a wonderful speech in which he told delegates that the planet’s environment is altering at an accelerated rate, but that this is something that can be stopped using existing technologies.
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Plenary 5 - The Media (afternoon session),
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25/10/2009 16:00
The ability of the media to provide thorough and accurate coverage of the climate change threat despite crippling industry cuts formed the basis for the symposium's final plenary session.

Warning that the end of the 'golden days' of newspapers could spell disaster for serious and informative environmental journalism, a panel of reporters argued that a 'haemorrhaging' of experienced staff from conventional media had left a crucial story without the resources it deserved.
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Plenary 5 - Local issues (morning session),
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25/10/2009 13:00
The regeneration of New Orleans is a golden opportunity to show the rest of the world how to recover from environmental catastrophe and embrace long-term sustainability, local activists told delegates today.

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Plenary 4 - Can Contemporary Global Capitalism and a habitable Planet Co-Exist? (afternoon session),
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24/10/2009 20:00
International climate change agreements must involve the private sector, delegates were told yesterday in the penultimate afternoon of the RSE Mississippi conference. Vandana Shiva, an environmental activist and author, suggested that the structures of capitalist societies have made state-based environmental treaties irrelevant.
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Plenary 4 - Energy: Pollution Represents the Failure of Economies to Develop without Harming Our Eco,
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24/10/2009 14:00
Coming soon.
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