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Climate Week Nyc

Mayors Will Play Their Part in Delivering on the Paris Agreement

Mark Watts | Posted 09.22.2016 | Green
Mark Watts

During Climate Week NYC and the UN General Assembly in New York this week, the international community marks the ratification of the Paris Agreement b...

How To Finance A New Climate Economy

Felipe Calderón | Posted 09.26.2016 | Green
Felipe Calderón

We know the capital exists for low-carbon infrastructure; we just need to unlock it.

Water: the commodity underwriting our low-carbon future

Paul Simpson | Posted 08.23.2016 | Green
Paul Simpson

The quintessential first thought when you think of saving water, drilled into us at childhood, is turning off the tap when you brush your teeth. As we...

Big Business's Fight Against Climate Change Is 'Promising,' But It's Still Not Enough

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 10.01.2015 | Business

NEW YORK -- Support for a strong climate deal to curb carbon emissions has swelled among big businesses this past year, but there's still a long way t...

Why Partnerships for Forests are Critical to Achieving the SDGs

Marco Albani | Posted 09.23.2016 | Impact
Marco Albani

Forests are critical to climate security. According to the latest IPCCC report, about 10 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions are tied to deforestation; with up to 20 percent of all the abatement potential identified in the land-use sector.

A Call for Conservation: Why and How We All Must Take Action to Secure a Sustainable Future

Kayri Havens | Posted 09.23.2016 | Green
Kayri Havens

The ideas and commitments that emerge throughout Climate Week will shape the global dialogue taking place in Paris later this fall, during which there is hope to reach an international agreement on how to more positively inhabit our planet.

Pope Francis' Historic Visit to the U.S. and the Chance to Spur Action on Climate Change

Bianca Jagger | Posted 09.23.2016 | World
Bianca Jagger

I hope that world leaders attending COP21 will listen to Pope Francis, act with courage and conviction and emerge from the conference with an agreement that, in the words of the Pope, "protects our common home."

'Green News Report' - September 25, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 11.25.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: 'GNR' Special Climate Week Coverage continues: China's first-ever pledge ...

The Role of Private Sector Investment in Climate Change

Heather Grady | Posted 11.19.2014 | Green
Heather Grady

The role and nature of private sector investment in producing positive social and environmental outcomes remains hotly contested.

The Teamsters of New York Are Speaking Out About Climate Change

George Miranda | Posted 11.11.2014 | New York
George Miranda

It's the Teamsters' job to carry the heavy loads. So I'm proud to stand up, march, and carry this message of environmental justice and economic prosperity through action on climate change.

As Climate Change Hits Home, Americans Call for Action

Frances Beinecke | Posted 11.11.2014 | Green
Frances Beinecke

On September 21, hundreds of thousands of concerned citizens will gather in New York City for the Peoples Climate March. Our presence will demonstrate the groundswell of support for cutting carbon pollution and global action on climate change.

Climate Week NYC Will Help Secure Critical Business and Government Buy-In for a Global Climate Deal Next Year

Mark Kenber | Posted 11.09.2014 | Green
Mark Kenber

Postponing the clean revolution would only result in bigger costs for business, greater disruption to industry, and less chance of success.

Natural Defence Against Un-Natural Disaster

Paul Venton | Posted 11.08.2014 | Green
Paul Venton

As well as mitigating global issues such as climate change, nature reduces the impact an extreme event would otherwise have, and can support local sustainable livelihoods for the poor; which is key to coping with disaster.

WATCH LIVE: Climate Week NYC's Opening Ceremony

Posted 09.23.2013 | Green

The 5th annual Climate Week is under way, bringing together world leaders, innovators and activists ready to tackle the growing scourge that is climat...

Women's Leadership Will Strengthen Climate Action

Kelly Rigg | Posted 11.21.2013 | Green
Kelly Rigg

Women are more vulnerable to climate impacts due to their unequal position in society. But with their unique knowledge and perspectives, women hold the keys to adaptation strategies and are critical to implementing mitigation plans at the grassroots level.

The Climate Clock Is Ticking: In 42 Days, You Can Elect a U.S. President Who Makes Difference

Bianca Jagger | Posted 11.24.2012 | Green
Bianca Jagger

With 42 days to go until the US presidential elections, now is the time to put climate change at the top of the political agenda. We are at a critical moment in history.

Course Correction

Don Reed | Posted 11.16.2012 | Business
Don Reed

By the sheer number of initiatives in this arena and the degree to which other efforts are trying to hitch their wagon to the trend, it is clear that something important is afoot. Will merely knowing more about these impacts necessarily lead to dramatically better sustainability outcomes?

Climate Week: Deja vu but Also..

Erik Rasmussen | Posted 12.11.2011 | Green
Erik Rasmussen

This development show that we, instead of relying on old power elite to suddenly change track, should put our faith and support in the hands of the new leaders - the new agents of change.

Energy Security Is Fundamental to Global Security

Bill Richardson | Posted 11.15.2011 | Green
Bill Richardson

In the midst of this year's "Arab Spring," approximately 149 countries formalized the creation of the International Renewable Energy Agency called IRENA, a relatively new entity designed to accelerate renewable energy adoption.

Privatizing Climate Protection: A New Approach to Fighting Global Warming

Corbin Hiar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Corbin Hiar

Crafting comprehensive carbon emissions laws is maddeningly difficult. Addressing the threat of climate change cannot wait for politicians to agree on all the regulatory details.

COP15 in Copenhagen Critical as Tipping Points Reached; Global Rise of 6.3 Degrees Now Forecast

Jerry Cope | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jerry Cope

COP15 may very well be the last chance for the world to reach a consensus on measures to reduce GHG emissions and avoid climate chaos for the next millennium.

The G20, Climate Talks, and Trade Measures: Keeping Jobs in America

Frances Beinecke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Frances Beinecke

Won't new climate legislation hurt American industry? Won't it send jobs overseas? The answer is no, it won't.

Care About the Earth? Four Simple Ways to Take Action

Avital Andrews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Avital Andrews

It's officially Climate Week. In case you feel discouraged that you can't do enough, remember Gandhi's words: "Almost everything you do will seem insignificant, but it is very important that you do it."

G20 Summit Highlights Pennsylvania's Green Jobs Potential

Frances Beinecke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Frances Beinecke

How did Pittsburgh, a gritty city on the edge of America's industrial heartland, get chosen to host the G20? Because Pittsburgh, a booming center of green technology, is the right place for the times.

China Signals New Efforts to Address their Global Warming Pollution

Jake Schmidt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jake Schmidt

For too long, China and the U.S. have hidden behind the other's inaction. Yet both countries are changing; both countries are beginning to act. Now there is opening for partnership.