The job of UN Social Media Team leader is as complex as you can imagine. From overseeing global social media campaigns to explaining complex diploma...
In today's radio report: Crunch time in Paris at COP21 United Nations climate talks agreement; Sen. Bernie Sanders proposes a national carbon tax; Goldman Sachs predicts 'exponential growth' in renewable energy and more.
In one unique area of foreign policy -- the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief -- the United States has shown that Democrats and Republicans, liberals and conservatives can work together, save lives and enhance our security -- all by doing good.
There is little debate that the very poorest of countries should receive what they need to finance their transition to a low-carbon economy and to adapt to climate change.
After six years on the Council, Washington is now taking a mandatory gap year and promises to run again for another three-year term in 2017, when a new administration will be in office.
The current methods deployed by the UN to measure urbanity through population count is an epistemologically identical and empirically unjustified equivalent of a system conceived half a century ago, one that relies on questionable methodologies to homogenize the heterogeneous "urban" cohort.
PARIS - As the "high level" final negotiations escalate this week at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Paris, pled...
Over the weekend, negotiators at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris produced a draft accord for a global deal to curb climate chang...
After the disaster of last year's terrorist onslaught, Iraq is now landing heavy blows against the so-called Islamic State. But it needs its allies to stop bickering to truly defeat Daesh.
If it matters that ISIS holds so much territory in Syria, then the November 14 Vienna agreement matters. If territory is going to be taken away from ISIS, then it has to be occupied by somebody else. The "somebody else" isn't going to be Western ground troops.
It is critical to achieve a climate agreement this year, and solidarity means continuing to hold each other accountable to increase ambition in the future.
Despite rumors of ongoing wrangling behind closed doors, there is a great deal of hope here that negotiations will be successful. But there is an unwritten subtext to whatever agreement is achieved.
It is a great honor to be given the opportunity to represent Denver Public Schools and Climate Generation: A Will Steger Legacy at the UNFCC COP21 Negotiations in Paris, France. Upon arrival, it was apparent that the city has rolled out the "green carpet," as COP21 occupied high visibility in all parts of the city.
If you look around at recent events it might seem that the world is falling apart. However, humanity has dealt with tragedy and injustice forever. So now, thanks to the global village that social media has created, there is immediacy to the awareness in which our fears are broadcast and regurgitated back to us.
Knowing few would hold him accountable during the heated presidential race with Mitt Romney, Obama used the campaign as political cover to deliver Keystone South to TransCanada.