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Carter Roberts

Will Climate Change Break the Global Food System?

David MacLennan | Posted 12.07.2016 | Green
David MacLennan

Will climate change by itself break the global food system in the next 10 to 15 years? That's unlikely. But add population growth, failed states, armed conflict and political instability to the mix and the picture starts looking a lot more combustible. Places that are already grappling with other strains may well be driven over the edge by climate-induced food price spikes.

Conserving Nature Is Good Trade Policy

Carter Roberts | Posted 03.30.2014 | Green
Carter Roberts

We don't have to trade our planet's future to boost trade among nations. A major trade agreement among these countries that includes strong environmental obligations could provide critical new protections for some of our planet's important natural resources.

A Symbolic Reminder of What's Possible

Carter Roberts | Posted 03.11.2014 | Green
Carter Roberts

The eagle's recovery inspires us to dream about the possibilities to do equally important work elsewhere on the planet.

Taking a Stand to Crush Elephant Poaching

Carter Roberts | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Carter Roberts

Why the renewed concern, when elephants have been killed for their ivory for centuries? It's both because elephants are very near to being at the end of their rope and because nowadays, poaching is a far cry from being a poor man's means of feeding his family.

A Federal Cap-And-Trade System: More From The Summit

Paige Donner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Paige Donner

What's interesting about the governor's climate conference is that you normally would think that international negotiations or solutions are all about Heads of State talking to each another.