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The Vulnerable Taking The Lead: New Energy For Implementing The Paris Agreement After COP22

Dennis Tänzler | Posted 11.30.2016 | Impact
Dennis Tänzler

Few would disagree that the Paris Climate Agreement was a massive success for diplomacy -- its speedy entrance into force in early November, after les...

Why The U.S. Should Stay In The Paris Climate Agreement

Neil Leary | Posted 11.21.2016 | Green
Neil Leary

The big news from the United Nations climate meeting that concluded in Marrakech on November 18 is that more than 190 nations, with or without the U.S...

Investors See Rockier Road To Low-Carbon Economy Under Trump, But No Dead End

Steve Zwick | Posted 11.17.2016 | Business
Steve Zwick

This story first appeared on Ecosystem Marketplace Despite the election of Donald Trump as President of the United States, pension fund managers like...

Why Global Efforts To Tackle Climate Change And Sustainable Development Must 'Leave No One Behind'

Danny Sriskandarajah | Posted 11.16.2016 | World
Danny Sriskandarajah

Two weeks after the Paris Climate Change Agreement officially came into force -- marking the first time that governments have agreed legally binding limits to global temperature rises -- the leaders of 195 countries are meeting in Marrakech for a critical climate change conference.

Reframing Agriculture In The Climate Change Discussion

Alice Cunningham | Posted 11.16.2016 | Green
Alice Cunningham

When it comes to climate change, the problem and the solution may be one and the same.

The Rest Of The (News) Story In 2016

Diane Husic | Posted 11.16.2016 | Green
Diane Husic

These are very big news stories that may be linked to severe weather events and conflict happening around the world. But despite the importance of these issues, they apparently were not significant enough to be discussed in any detail during the presidential debates, and at best, were a blip on the evening news.

Clean Tech Soaring: An Interview with Solar Impulse Co-founder Bertrand Piccard

The Verb | Posted 11.15.2016 | Green
The Verb

"We need to embrace clean technologies, not because they are eco-logical, but because they are logical" In early March 2015, a new kind of plane took ...

Climate Plans aren't just for the Environment

Magdy Martínez-Solimán | Posted 11.14.2016 | Impact
Magdy Martínez-Solimán

In Cinzana, Mali, cooperative vegetable gardens were established with access to water, tools & land, to diversify their food and livelihoods (Photo:U...

Can the Paris Agreement be Implemented?

Frank Rijsberman | Posted 11.14.2016 | Green
Frank Rijsberman

Can the Paris Agreement be implemented? Can individual governments agree on enough action to live up to their nationally determined commitments?

In The Midst Of Tears On The Way To Marrakech

Carl Pope | Posted 11.09.2016 | Green
Carl Pope

Many things Trump promised, and the press is speculating about, won't happen.

No election result changes this

Oras Tynkkynen | Posted 11.14.2016 | Impact
Oras Tynkkynen

Recent elections have led to a lively debate about the future of climate action. Many ask if the historic breakthrough in Paris last year will now be ...

Moroccan Islamic Broadcasting in Response to Religious Extremism

Joseph Braude | Posted 10.13.2016 | World
Joseph Braude

On Iraq's Al-'Ahd satellite channel, a Shi'ite cleric demonizes Sunnis, typifying a trans-sectarian trend in extremist broadcasting across the region...

The Marrakech Biennale Brings Street Art To Morocco

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 04.13.2016 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

As a parallel project to the 6th Marrakech Biennale, an 11-artist program called MB6 Street Art is bringing a series of murals scattered through the fortified 954-year old city upon second floor rooftops, larger multi-story walls abutting busy parking lots and a couple of elongated one story pieces in the narrow souk alleys that make this city magic and easy to get lost in.

A Dog Movie Unleashes Emotion in Marrakech

Thelma Adams | Posted 12.28.2016 | Entertainment
Thelma Adams

"Each person dies as best they can," says Julian (Ricardo Darin) in the Spanish-language dramedy Truman, screened out of competition at the Festival International Du Film De Marrakech.

My Journey To Becoming A Travel Blogger

Erika Lafrennie | Posted 09.01.2016 | Travel
Erika Lafrennie

No amount of money that I donated to a non-profit was going to do anything more than- possibly - provide a bowl of rice somewhere, which is a lot like sticking a Band-Aid on an amputation. What people needed more than anything were opportunities.

9 Awesome Honeymoon Trips No One Takes

Oyster | Posted 06.25.2016 | Travel

We have searched high and low for some out-of-the-box, unique honeymoon ideas for those of you who are looking to mix it up on their post-wedding romp. After all, the excitement and sense of adventure you'll feel after your dream wedding is the perfect time to try something new.

What $100/Night Will Get You in 10 Cities Around the World

Oyster | Posted 05.26.2016 | Travel

Using sample dates August 18 through 21, we searched the globe for hotels that have rates at just $100/night this summer. Suddenly, that trip to New York City looks much less appealing. But you'll be shocked by how gorgeous a resort you can score for just $100 in Phuket!

Spin Fail as Clinton Foundation Keeps Books Firmly Shut

Till Bruckner | Posted 05.21.2016 | Media
Till Bruckner

Earlier this month, I was in Marrakech to cover the Clinton Global Initiative schmoozefest and make up my mind about whether the Clinton Foundation is as sinister as its critics make it out to be.

The Extraordinary Life of Rita Kallerhoff: Could She be the World's Greatest Under-Discovered Artist?

Larry Dvoskin | Posted 06.15.2015 | Arts
Larry Dvoskin

This blog is the second installment of a "Do What You Love: Travel" series published here on February 3, 2015. It describes my road trip to Morocco and how I accidentally came upon Rita Kallerhoff.

Economic Collapse Will Limit Climate Change, Predicts Climate Scientist

Till Bruckner | Posted 06.13.2015 | Business
Till Bruckner

We face an avalanche of global disasters during our lifetime, and unless we slam the brakes on carbon pollution fast, the global economy will collapse to boot.

This Is The Top City To Visit In 2015

Posted 04.07.2015 | Travel

Marrakech, Morocco has trumped the list of Top Destinations in the World in TripAdvisor's annual Travelers' Choice Awards.

The 12 Most Luxurious All-Inclusive Resorts in the World

Oyster | Posted 05.10.2015 | Travel

No matter the destination where you're heading on your all-inclusive getaway, it's nice to know that once you get there, everything will already be taken care of; that is, as long as you pick a top-notch spot that won't shock you with any unwanted surprises.

The Nightlife In Marrakesh, Morocco

Go Ahead Tours | Posted 05.06.2015 | Travel
Go Ahead Tours

Spending a night in Marrakesh will produce experiences to be remembered long after you've arrived back home--here are top 3 suggestions for what to do when the sun goes down.

You Won't Believe These 17 Photos Are Real (But They Are)

Oyster | Posted 04.26.2015 | Travel

Looking for a cliffside massage with a dramatic view? It's going to be tough to top this spa palapa at the Rockhouse Hotel in Jamaica. The lush, laid-back Rockhouse is a holistic haven, with gourmet dining, morning yoga, cliffside loungers, a premium spa and no kids under 12

Live from the Marrakech Film Festival: Growing the Moroccan Film Industry

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.11.2015 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Some festivals double as markets -- where films without distribution come to be seen and purchased -- and make up in quantity what they may lack in quality. Marrakech is more about the movies themselves, and offers a limited slate of titles.