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Cancun 2010

What to Make of Cancun?

Carl Pope | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Carl Pope

It's hard to avoid the conclusion that while the world is far from ready to do what it must with the substance of the climate threat, it is also true that the process has become the enemy, rather than the facilitator, of progress.

The Long Arc of the UN: Overlooked Beaches, International Conflict and a Dash of Hope at the Cancun Climate Talks

Nathaniel Loewentheil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Nathaniel Loewentheil

More important than the final documents from Cancun is the fact that dialogue is taking place, because over the long haul, we will, as a world, have to cooperate.

Cancun and the Fundamentals of the Global Climate Crisis

Steven Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Steven Cohen

While Copenhagen was a media extravaganza and a world-wide teaching moment on the problem of climate change, it created unrealistic political pressure for a rapid and magical solution to the climate problem.

Dispatch From Cancún: Developing Paradise in the Suicide Capital

Roberto Lovato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Roberto Lovato

Cancun is the suicide capital of Mexico. That's a subject that's not likely to come up as thousands of people gather here over the next two weeks for the U.N. Conference on Climate Change.