This year, more than 12,000 partner organizations in the U.S. and in more than a dozen countries around the world will come together to make December 2, 2014 -- #GivingTuesday -- a day dedicated not only to giving back, but to the power of community.
Climate change threatens to undermine the United Nations' progress in both of its critical missions -- peacekeeping and development: Hardship often leads to conflict, and the worsening impacts of climate change are causing hardship.
It took me YEARS to admit that I was a feminist. I hated the word, I hated the stigma, and above all I hated what I thought it meant. After years of education, research, and soul-searching, I am proudly coming out of the closet.
The way we now use energy in the world -- burning fossil fuels like coal and oil -- is causing our climate to change in ways that are disproportionately hurting the poorest, many of whom are women and children.