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New U.S. Climate Target Is Achievable and Sends an Important Signal to the World

Jake Schmidt | Posted 03.31.2015 | Green
Jake Schmidt

When the U.S. is willing to step forward domestically, it can have a catalyzing impact in other countries. This is evident in the new commitment from China to peak its emissions -- a commitment no one thought was possible just a few short years back. This commitment occurred only after the U.S. showed that it was taking strong domestic action.

Kate Sheppard

U.S. Commits To Slashing Emissions Up To 28 Percent By 2025 | Kate Sheppard | Posted 03.31.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON – The United States officially submitted its emissions-cutting target to the United Nations on Tuesday morning, formalizing its commitmen...

Taking Climate Action for, and With, Women

Laurent Fabius | Posted 03.11.2015 | Green
Laurent Fabius

Women are the primary victims of climate change, for it is poor communities who suffer the worst of its impacts, and women make up 70 percent of those in poverty throughout the world. As a result, they are, and will continue to be, the most heavily affected. But as the primary victims of climate change, women are also often the main source of solutions.

UN Negotiators Agree On Early Draft Of Climate Deal

AP | KARL RITTER | Posted 04.15.2015 | Green

GENEVA (AP) — U.N. negotiators on Friday produced an early draft of what eventually should become a landmark climate deal in Paris next December, pi...

UN Chief Has High Hopes For 2015 Climate Conference

AP | By MICHAEL CASEY | Posted 06.23.2013 | Green

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Governments are more serious and the impact of climate change is more dramatic, improving chances of a groundbrea...