Is Fidel Castro your eco-hero? Do you think we need confiscatory taxation, wealth transfers and socialism? Are you prepared to change your lifestyle and live as Greens gathered in Rio de Janeiro decide?

If Europe is not sufficiently progressive and needs to shift further left, what are they planning for the United States?

We’re still at the planning conference for major groups. This weekend, 45,000 more people are traveling to this UN summit. It is hard to imagine what we are seeing and hearing multiplied by that kind of magnitude, but that is what’s coming.

Take a look at our video blog from day two and sample the tone of this conference. It’s just the tip of the (not melting!) iceberg.