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Conservation Measures Needed to Ensure Future Generations of Sharks, Rays

Charles Knapp, Ph.D. | Posted 09.26.2016 | Green
Charles Knapp, Ph.D.

Overexploitation threatens the future of many large animals including sharks and rays. These sleek and majestic animals are often caught as incidental "bycatch" in longline fisheries or targeted specifically for their fins, wings, gill plates, meat, oil, teeth and cartilage.

The World Has Spoken in Paris

William S. Becker | Posted 12.14.2015 | Good News
William S. Becker

The future that this generation hands to the next ultimately depends not on our dignitaries and diplomats, but rather on the concrete actions of states and localities, businesses, investors, entrepreneurs, philanthropists, educators, scientists, ecological engineers, utility regulators, legislators, city councils and individual energy consumers.

MacArthur Award Validates Climate Strategy

Forest Trends | Posted 04.07.2015 | Green
Forest Trends

A $1 million award from the MacArthur Foundation confirms a highly effective, sustainable, and groundbreaking climate change strategy. Nine organiza...

It's Time to Put a Price on Carbon

Kofi Annan | Posted 02.09.2015 | Green
Kofi Annan

Nelson Mandela, who founded The Elders in 2007, believed transformative leaders needed the generosity and courage to see beyond narrow self-interest. No challenge requires these qualities as much, or as urgently, as climate change.

Cop 20 Climate Solutions: A Small and Mighty Consortium in the Spotlight

Forest Trends | Posted 02.02.2015 | Green
Forest Trends

At this year's COP -- where the strong presence of indigenous people is a noticeable difference from meetings of years past -- AIME presents voices that speak of proven strategies and solutions.

Kate Sheppard

U.S. Climate Negotiator Says Optimism Is Rising As Lima Talks Approach

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 11.30.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -– Buoyed by the recent United States-China climate deal, the top climate negotiator for the U.S. said Monday that he's optimistic headin...

Preparing for COP20

Diane Husic | Posted 01.24.2015 | World
Diane Husic

While the proposed targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions of these two countries are not sufficient to "fix" the problem of global climate change, this is a crucial first step.

Kate Sheppard

Snowden Docs: U.S. Spied On Negotiators At 2009 Climate Summit

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 01.30.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The National Security Agency monitored the communications of other governments ahead of and during the 2009 United Nations climate negot...

Rain Forests to Headline at Poznan...

Bill Chameides | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bill Chameides

Dr. Bill Chameides, recently appointed to America's Climate Choices, is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and the dean of Duke University's...