United Nations

“The Eyes of the World are on the U.S.”

The eyes of the world are on the United States, which has the greatest capacity to lead the green economy renaissance that will lower pollution levels and safeguard our children’s future. Copenhagen remains a critical moment to engage all nations in a more ambitious global effort that keeps pace with the latest climate science.

Consequences of Copenhagen, Part II: Local Efforts

Today we present part 2 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 …

Consequences of Copenhagen, Part I: The stakes

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 …

Report from Barcelona UN Climate Talks

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

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. …

Report: Climate Change Coming Sooner, Stronger Than Thought

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 …

International Youth Leaders: Make Enviro Education Mandatory

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 …

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

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, …

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

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 …

New Report: Glaciers Vanishing Faster Than Ever

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 …

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