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Travels With Charley Boorman: An Interview With the TV Adventurer

Jacada Travel | Posted 03.22.2015 | Travel
Jacada Travel

Adventurer, motorcyclist and TV personality Charley Boorman talks to Jacada about his most outstanding travel experiences and his prevailing passion for Africa.

Can Money Buy Everything?

Miri Ben-Ari | Posted 12.03.2014 | Impact
Miri Ben-Ari

I know it is not an easy decision to cancel such a major event that impacts so many people, including myself. I am sure that all Nobel Peace Laureates scheduled to attend this summit would have loved to celebrate their achievements next week in South Africa.

Countries Acting at Home to Address Global Warming: The Key Fight Ahead

Jake Schmidt | Posted 02.07.2013 | Green
Jake Schmidt

Some of these battles have been won this year, but more confronts us. Here are some examples of actions by key countries and why it is critical that we succeed on these efforts in the next few years.

Important Progress At Global Warming Negotiations In Durban; Major Work Ahead

Jake Schmidt | Posted 02.12.2012 | Green
Jake Schmidt

The agreements reached in South Africa make important progress, but much more work lies ahead to address global warming. Here is a quick overview of what was agreed and what it means:

Video Blog, Durban Day 4 - Countries Starting to Draw Lines in the Sand

Jake Schmidt | Posted 01.31.2012 | Green
Jake Schmidt

The U.S. must show leadership by helping craft a path to get a new legal agreement, not throw up barriers at the outset. They need to ensure that they aren't allergic to the meal that is served, but they can't demand that everything on the menu meet their tastes at the outset.

How to Advance Climate Change & Clean Energy Action at the Rio Earth Summit

Jake Schmidt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jake Schmidt

The world’s leaders will be meeting June 4-6, 2012 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil for the Rio+20 Earth Summit. This Summit is an important opportunity t...

Where Do Things Stand on International Efforts to Address Global Warming?

Jake Schmidt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jake Schmidt

Nearly three months after the Copenhagen Accord was hammered out by 28 key countries in the world, where do things stand on international efforts to address global warming?

Copenhagen Accord = Climate Action

Jake Schmidt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jake Schmidt

Countries used to say: "We'll act if you act." Coming out of Copenhagen they are saying: "We'll all act together." So at the end of January, where are we towards those commitments?