In Paris next week, we have the opportunity to fulfill that promise. If wisdom prevails, world leaders will agree to a historic agreement in Paris. The brutal attacks appear not to have dampened resolve, but rather to have increased the sense of solidarity.
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The presence of human habitation, and its right to security and survival is the essential focus of the emerging Arctic consensus. There is no question that the needs of those communities will be addressed.
A combined, cross-sector approach focused on citizens is necessary. The results can be more citizens engaged in the critical science policies that impact our society.
The Republican Senate just voted to reject plans by President Obama and the EPA to dramatically reduce emissions from coal power plants. This is reactionary politics. It is also political theater that plays right into the hands of the President.
It's generally a good idea to avoid topics like gun control, same-sex marriage, religion and, this year, Donald Trump. Now, one of America's foremost experts on how to talk about global warming is offering some tips in case that topic comes up.
Last time we checked, global warming and climate change still exist for the same reasons as before. Sustained public pressure will now be needed to force politicians to take the next critical actions on climate.
As a caveat, these projections focus exclusively on the fertility cost of heat stress and do not offer insight into the costs of natural disasters or other major social changes resulting from climate change.
The belief that human rights are integral to the economic, social and environmental aspects of corporate activity hasn't always been very popular. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHD) adopted by the U.N General Assembly in 1948 does not call out businesses' responsibility specifically, but applies to all parties including corporations.
Now, in the final push to Paris, GGO is preparing for a packed schedule of commitments, support to negotiators, launching new knowledge products, and more. Here's our priority line-up,
Scientific studies on climate change are unequivocally telling us that the right to the environment is being violated, people are suffering greatly, and that it is time for an ecological conversion. The time is now to build new models of development that are climate compatible and lift people out of poverty.
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Paris today is at the center of a global crossroads where two narratives converge. One is a narrative of violence and terror that seeks to divide the world and incite a global conflict. The other is a narrative of hope that seeks to bring the world together to confront a global security threat that military and government leaders say looms larger than terrorism: the impact of climate change.
The no action option for Shishmaref is the annihilation of our community. We are unique, and need to be valued as a national treasure by the people of the United States. We deserve the attention and help of the American people and the federal government.