Climate activists dressed as penguins protest outside the European Commission headquarters in Brussels March 12, 2009. Environmental organisations are urging Europe not to weaken the EU's energy efficiency goals relating to "green" standards for household goods as EU member states vote on green products this month.
Prime Minister John Howard, right, takes his morning walk with four activists dressed as polar bears from the 'Big Switch' campaign in Sydney. The bears were tailing Howard to illustrate the urgency of dealing with climate change.
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