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Consequences of Copenhagen, Part I: The stakes

11/12/2009 // By Aislinn Maestas

Today we present part 1 of a 4 part series on the upcoming United Nations Climate Conference in Copenhagen, where leaders from around the globe will come together to negotiate a new global climate treaty. An 'all-in' bet for the …

Report from Barcelona UN Climate Talks

11/6/2009 // By Eric Palola

Against this backdrop thousands of United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change delegates and observers have converged to set the stage for a Copenhagen climate deal.

Updated Science: Climate Change Is Happening Faster Than Predicted

9/28/2009 // By Larry Schweiger

The United Nations Environment Program released an excellent report summarizing scientific evidence from over 400 sources that have emerged since the 2007 Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Fourth Assessment Report. This compendium affirms that climate change is happening faster than …

Report: Climate Change Coming Sooner, Stronger Than Thought

9/27/2009 // By Kevin Coyle

A report released on September 22 by the United Nations points to some disturbing findings about how much quicker global warming is coming on: Roseanne Skirble of Voice of America reports: “The UNEP report presents scientific evidence that has emerged …

International Youth Leaders: Make Enviro Education Mandatory

8/24/2009 // By Amanda Cooke

The United Nations Environment Program is currently hosting the Tunza International Children and Youth Conference in South Korea, the biggest-ever youth gathering on global warming. The title “tunza” is a Swahili word meaning “to treat with care of affection.” This …

Two Million Young People Calling On The World To Tackle Climate Change

8/18/2009 // By Kevin Coyle

More than 2 million young people worldwide are expected to speak out on global warming during a Thursday August 20th Tunza conference. Scoop.co.nz reports: “For the first time, young committed people from all continents, including 20 cities (eg Nairobi, London, Brasilia, Beijing, Auckland and …

The Importance of U.S. Leadership in Confronting the Global Climate Challenge

11/25/2008 // By Shreema Mehta

Recently, our country began to break through on U.S. leadership in confronting global warming. In a surprise address delivered to the Global Climate Summit last Thursday, President-elect Obama pledged to usher a “new chapter in America’s leadership on climate change.” …

New Report: Glaciers Vanishing Faster Than Ever

3/17/2008 // By Miles Grant

More unsettling news on the climate front this week, as scientists say glaciers are now melting nearly twice as fast as they did just a decade ago: Scientists measuring the health of almost 30 glaciers around the world found that …

The Real Enemies: Liberal Media, Pop Culture, Hollywood Elites

3/4/2008 // By Miles Grant

I went to a session at the Heartland Institute’s conference in New York City yesterday called “Climate Change Politics.” Guess what didn’t come up until the Q&A? Politics. So what did the panelists talk about? Those reliable conservative bogeymen, the …

Gore: A tireless voice from the wilderness, for the wilderness

10/12/2007 // By Alisha Fowler

It’s official – a rumor that Al Gore would be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize has become truth today! Al Gore was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize today, along with the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), for their …

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