CNN/YouTube Debate on Climate Change
Live from Copenhagen
Dispatch (Dec. 11, 2009):
In a CNN-first, CNN.com will stream a global debate on climate change live at 8amET on Tuesday, Dec. 15 on www.cnn.com/live, from the UN Conference on Climate Change in Copenhagen. The ‘CNN/YouTube Debate on Climate Change’ will later broadcast on CNN International on Dec. 16 at 4pmET. More than 2,500 questions (probably more now!) have been submitted to YouTube by people around the world, and the debate offers viewers the opportunity to have their questions answered by Kofi Annan, former UN Secretary-General and President of the Global Humanitarian Forum heading the Tck, Tck, Tck: Time for Climate Justice Campaign"; Yves de Boer, executive secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change; Thomas Friedman, New York Times columnist and Pulitzer-prize winning author; Daryl Hannah, actress and environmentalist; and Bjorn Lomborg, Danish academic and author of The Skeptical Environmentalist.
CNN International anchor Becky Anderson will host the debate. Video on demand from the debate is available on CNN.com and the CNN App for the iPhone and iPod Touch, with the entire show airing on CNN International in the days following the debate.
Source: CNN Press Release, December 11, 2009