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The Role of Religions at COP 20

Caroline Richter | Posted 02.17.2015 | Religion
Caroline Richter

It was interesting to witness, how in this summer season in Peru, informal meetings and briefings would take place outside and chairs were moved to the grass areas and under the tress instead of being seated on concrete or inside the rooms.

Before COP20: Climate Walkers Arrive At Ground Zero

Caroline Richter | Posted 01.26.2015 | Impact
Caroline Richter

Alan Burns is a climate activist from North Carolina. He just came back from a month in the Philippines, where he joined the "Climate Walk" as the only non-Filipino and with his 68 years also as the oldest climate walker.

Climate Walk: From Kilometer Zero to Ground Zero

Caroline Richter | Posted 01.12.2015 | Impact
Caroline Richter

‪Fast forward 12 months. On November 8, 2013, just before the Warsaw climate talks, Typhoon Haiyan made landfall in the Philippines. For Yeb, it must have felt like Groundhog Day. One year on, on the eve of one more UN climate conference, one more unprecedented "hellstorm."

Hungry for Climate Action: A Moral Call to Act

Caroline Richter | Posted 07.30.2014 | Religion
Caroline Richter

On June 1, I will get hungry. I will not eat. I will be joining thousands around the world who are also taking part in #fastfortheclimate every first day of the month until Dec., 1 2014 -- the opening day of the next UN Climate Conference in Lima, Peru.