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The Missing Ingredient in UN's 2030 Global Goals

Michael Shank, Ph.D. | Posted 04.28.2016 | World
Michael Shank, Ph.D.

The SDGs and the Paris climate agreement are clearly interconnected and any effort to tackle one without immediate consideration of the other will do serious disservice to both.

Why the Paris Climate Summit Will Be a Peace Conference

Michael T. Klare | Posted 11.03.2015 | Politics
Michael T. Klare

At the end of November, delegations from nearly 200 countries will convene for what is billed as the most important climate meeting ever held. A failure to cap carbon emissions worldwide guarantees not just climate shocks, but also instability, insurrection, and warfare.

The Great Game in the Holy Land

Michael Schwartz | Posted 04.28.2015 | Politics
Michael Schwartz

In the early 1990s, Israeli and Palestinian leaders began sparring over rumored natural gas deposits in the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of Gaza. In the ensuing decades it has grown, and has already inflicted mind-boggling misery.

'Green News Report' - December 12, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 02.11.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S ...

Rio+20: "We Are Made Wise by the Responsibility of Our Future"

Aiko Stevenson | Posted 07.21.2012 | Green
Aiko Stevenson

In less than a month, world leaders will gather in Rio de Janeiro for the United Nation's 2012 Earth Summit. At stake: a new global green deal that could pull our planet back from the brink of irreversible climate change.

Uganda Does Not Deserve Seat On UN Security Council, It's Time To Pay Attention

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Georgianne Nienaber

Our lack of attention to international issues could become the prelude to more tragedy around the world. In the next week or so, Uganda will be pulling out all stops to gain a seat on the United Nations Security Council.