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WATCH: Why The Paris Climate Summit Matters

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 12.03.2015 | Impact

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Obama: My Successor Has To Take Climate Change Seriously Or They'll Have No Credibility

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 12.01.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama said Tuesday that world leaders are united behind the science of climate change, and whoever succeeds him in the...

How Faith Calls on Us to Fight Climate Change

Kevin Rudd | Posted 12.10.2015 | World
Kevin Rudd

MELBOURNE, Australia -- Unless there is at least one institution, such as the church, dedicated to posing the ethical dilemmas present in the public policy debate, there is a grave danger that these debates automatically become subsumed by the pragmatic considerations of politics.

France Defiantly Plans To Go Ahead With Climate Change Summit

Reuters | Eline Gordts | Posted 11.17.2015 | World

PARIS, Nov 14 (Reuters) - France plans to go ahead with a global climate change summit in Paris at the end of the month, the prime minister said on S...

Faith, Hope and Charity: A German Look to 2015

Katherine Marshall | Posted 03.06.2015 | Religion
Katherine Marshall

Germany's official focus on religion as a central factor in development strategy reflects a new willingness to explore and speak to the positive and negative roles that religious beliefs and institutions play in world affairs. Germany is not alone in this trend.

Any Climate Deal From Upcoming Summit Likely To Be Too Weak To Stop Warming

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2015 | Green

By Alister Doyle, Environment Correspondent OSLO, Nov 23 (Reuters) - A global deal to combat climate change in 2015 looks more likely ...

A New Shade of Green; The Anthropocene, Climate Change and Latinos

Eduardo Diaz | Posted 12.01.2014 | Arts
Eduardo Diaz

As the Smithsonian unveils its new programming around theme of Anthropocene; Earth in the Age of Humans program, it is important to not only underscore that Latinos are actively involved in this issue, but to also understand why too many in our community are negatively impacted by the effects of climate change.

UN To Leaders: Set 'New Course' On Climate Change

AP | By DINA CAPPIELLO and SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 11.23.2014 | Green

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — In the first international test for his climate-change strategy, President Barack Obama pressed world leaders Tuesday to follo...

Short-Lived Climate Pollutants: Three Truths to Save the Climate

Lena Ek | Posted 11.16.2014 | Green
Lena Ek

While we work to reduce the long-term influence of carbon dioxide on earth's temperature and climate, we also need to pay attention to the short-lived pollutants. The lives and livelihoods of millions of people will benefit.

What Would You Do If You Just Learned That Your Wife Had Been Secretly Sharing a Mission With the Secretary-General of the United Nations?

Norman Lear | Posted 11.03.2014 | Green
Norman Lear

"Climate Change is accelerating and human activities are the principal cause," the Secretary-General declares. So does Lyn Lear, as agitated and exhausted as if she, too, was convening a Climate Summit at the United Nations in New York on September 23.

Turmoil Erupts At UN Climate Talks

AP | By KARL RITTER | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Rich and poor nations are struggling with a yawning rift at the U.N. climate talks as developing countries look for new ways t...

World Getting Off Track In Fight To Limit Global Warming

Reuters | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green

WARSAW, Nov 20 (Reuters) - The world is getting further off track in limiting global warming with setbacks in Japan and Australia outweighing positi...

UN Climate Official: Cancun A Good Start, But Deeper CO2 Cuts Needed

AP | ARTHUR MAX | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

AMSTERDAM — The agreements reached at a global conference this month to help poor countries cope with climate change exceeded expectations but n...

Commonwealth Leaders Call For Ambitious, "Legally Binding" Climate Change Deal

AP | BEN FOX | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad — Leaders of the Commonwealth countries called Saturday for a legally binding international agreement on climate change ...

Hopenhagen: Your Passport To The Climate Change Summit in Copenhagen

Julia Moulden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Julia Moulden

On December 7, leaders from 192 countries will gather in Copenhagen to determine the future of our planet.

Schwarzenegger's new "Benign by Design" Platform

Christopher Gavigan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Christopher Gavigan

Schwarzenegger announced a partnership between California and Denmark to rotect consumers against chemical exposure. Congress should look to California for an example of proactive action and prioritizing human health.

Maldives Government To Hold Cabinet Meeting Underwater

AP | BHARATHA MALLWARACHI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Maldives government ministers are taking scuba lessons and learning underwater signs in preparation for an unprecedented Ca...

No Leader On Climate Change As Nations Prepare For Major Summit | NEIL MacFARQUHAR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

UNITED NATIONS -- Economists point to powerhouse countries like India to illustrate the hurdles facing some 100 world leaders due to gather in New Yor...