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We Can Achieve an Exciting, Low-Carbon Future Even If the Paris Climate Talks Fail

Jonathon Porritt | Posted 11.12.2016 | World
Jonathon Porritt

People aren't going to be dragged reluctantly into tomorrow's low-carbon economy, looking back mournfully over their shoulder at the familiar world they're leaving behind. It has to be a world that is so enticing, so technologically cutting-edge and so affordable that they will demand the benefits of a sustainable world.

A Digital Eurasia Economy in a Biosphere World

Jeremy Rifkin | Posted 11.09.2016 | World
Jeremy Rifkin

We are on the cusp of a promising new economic era, with far-reaching benefits for humankind. What's required now is a global commitment to facilitate the transition to a digitalized green economy if we are to avert catastrophic climate change and create a more prosperous and sustainable society.

Climate Action: Together, We Will

Pierre-André de Chalendar | Posted 05.20.2016 | Green
Pierre-André de Chalendar

It's now increasingly clear that business must be pivotal in bridging what the world's leading climate scientists tell us is necessary to limit global warming to +2°C and what action national governments are pledging to take.

COP18 Failed to Turn Down the Heat

Bianca Jagger | Posted 02.10.2013 | Green
Bianca Jagger

COP18 demonstrated that we can no longer put our faith in politicians to make the tough decisions we need to avert catastrophic climate change. They have ignored the greatest challenge we face in the world today.

Israel Ambassador: 'Spirit Of Shared Destiny' Needed To Drive Climate Talks

The Wonk Room | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

At the climate talks in Cancun, Israel's ambassador to Mexico gave her heartfelt thanks to the nations that came to her country's aid -- including Tur...

PHOTOS: Ahead Of Climate Conference, Countries Make Own Progress On Cutting CO2

The Huffington Post | Alden Wicker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

After last year's disappointing stalemate in Copenhagen, many feel that international climate change negotiations in Cancun have little chance of yiel...

Bonn Summit: Climate Talks Renewed, But Suffer Early Setbacks

AFP | Richard Ingham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

BONN (AFP) -- Hopes of hoisting the UN process for tackling climate change out of the mire after December's flawed Copenhagen summit suffered early se...

Spirit Of Peace In All: Part I

John Morton | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
John Morton

Leigh Taylor-Young and I participated recently in the Parliament of the World's Religions in Melbourne, Australia. Nelson Mandela attended that Parliament and spoke of his debt to religion throughout his life.

Richard Wolffe: Obama's Secret Climate Pact

The Daily Beast | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

It's no coincidence that one day after the White House announced new emissions targets, China followed suit with its own target. The Daily Beast's Ric...