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Eco-Schools USA: Free Tools for Climate and Energy Literacy

12/14/2010 // By Amanda Cooke

Last week, the importance of climate change education was formally recognized at the close of the Cancun climate talks. Parties at Friday’s final plenary session ratified Article 6 of the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change.  A huge international victory, Article 6 […] Read more >

Progress in Cancun Climate Talks, Much Left To Do

12/11/2010 // By Tony Iallonardo

In the wee hours of the morning, international negotiators announced we had an agreement in Cancun on some forward steps, building blocks toward a binding treaty we hope. There’s still a long way to go however, and a lot was left […] Read more >

VIDEO – BP Disaster Looms Over Climate Talks in Cancun

12/7/2010 // By Tony Iallonardo

The well is capped but NWF President and CEO Larry Schweiger is pressing the case at the climate treaty talks in Cancun that fossil fuel extraction remains an inherently dangerous business.  The industry shows little interest in cleaning up its act […] Read more >

Stopping Massive Deforestation – A Bright Spot at Climate Talks

12/7/2010 // By NWF

As we’ve discussed in previous posts, expectations are pretty modest for climate progress at the international talks here in Cancun. There are some places where we can and must act, and reduced emissions from deforestation (REDD) is one such building […] Read more >

VIDEO – Update from the International Climate Talks

12/6/2010 // By Tony Iallonardo

The international climate talks can be complex to summarize and are certainly massive in scope. Hans Verolme, NWF climate negotiations adviser, helps cut through the clutter and in this video talks about how negotiations are going. The object is to move toward a […] Read more >

Kyoto wants us back, but is the romance over?

Kyoto Love Letter Tries to Rekindle Romance at Climate Talks

12/6/2010 // By Tony Iallonardo

Love affairs can lose their spark, and turn bittersweet, like the candy “Time for Climate Justice” is handing out at the climate talks in Cancun. Has the international community fallen out of love with the Kyoto Protocol, the global climate […] Read more >

Keystone XL Legacy: More Tar Sands Pollution (image courtesy circleofblue.org)

UPDATE – U.S. Must Account for Dirty Tar Sands at Climate Talks

12/2/2010 // By Joe Mendelson

As the negotiations in Cancun begin to churn, the split personality of the U.S. State Department threatens to undermine further trust in the U.S. negotiation position. At the nexus of this conflict is a pending State Department decision that would […] Read more >

Adorable, no?

South Of The Border, A Chance To Prove American Exceptionalism By Climate Leadership

12/1/2010 // By Max Greenberg

Whether you think of it as a meaningless political catchphrase or a legitimate ideal, ‘American exceptionalism’ is a hot topic now. I’ll wait over here while you fight about it. Done? Well, With almost 200 nations convening in Cancun this […] Read more >

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Cancun Climate Negotiations: No Holiday in the Sun

12/1/2010 // By Joe Mendelson

From the National Wildlife Federation’s perspective, there are three critical things that must happen to consider Cancun a success. Read more >

Next Round of Climate Talks a Challenge

11/22/2010 // By Tony Iallonardo

As we discussed in a recent post, getting progress at the international climate talks that kick off next week in Cancun, Mexico will be a challenge. What forward movement we see in confronting the climate crisis will be measured in inches rather than miles.  But […] Read more >