Although China and Japan are deeply connected trading partners, the Asian giants sit on opposite sides of the climate debate. In spite of their differences, the two countries have a history of climate cooperation.
This year, the UN is launching a new public web site that records the carbon footprint of just about every UN agency. The first step in solving a problem is figuring out its true scope and being transparent about it.
In British Columbia, there's a strong appetite for sustainability. While others still gripe about the Kyoto Protocol targets as if they are unreachable, UBC met them in five years ahead of schedule, in 2007.