Posted by Mary Platt
It’s late night in beautiful downtown Copenhagen. We are safely ensconced back at our apartment on Dybbolsgade. After all the excitement of today we found a beautiful restaurant recommended by one of our landlords. Cocofo serves “new Danish cuisine” and was a very cozy place (down a half-flight of stairs just below street level) to unwind and discuss the happenings of the day. I will point out that ALL the Chapman faculty here are in full agreement that not only is global warming absolutely real, but that it definitely is man-made (anthroprogenic) and may be past the point of no return, especially as far as ice melt at the poles. It made for sobering dinner conversation. As I watched my buttermilk ice cream floe melt on the plate, I said to visiting Chapman professor Paul Chan, “Well, I guess that will be it for the polar bears, then.” He shook his head and said, “The polar bears are going to be the least of our worries.” Uh-oh. That can’t be good. More tomorrow from the thick of it. A look back at the day in photos:Vodpod videos no longer available.