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Climate Change Summit

Short-Lived Climate Pollutants: Three Truths to Save the Climate

Lena Ek | Posted 09.16.2014 | Green
Lena Ek

While we work to reduce the long-term influence of carbon dioxide on earth's temperature and climate, we also need to pay attention to the short-lived pollutants. The lives and livelihoods of millions of people will benefit.

What Would You Do If You Just Learned That Your Wife Had Been Secretly Sharing a Mission With the Secretary-General of the United Nations?

Norman Lear | Posted 09.03.2014 | Green
Norman Lear

"Climate Change is accelerating and human activities are the principal cause," the Secretary-General declares. So does Lyn Lear, as agitated and exhausted as if she, too, was convening a Climate Summit at the United Nations in New York on September 23.

Turmoil Erupts At UN Climate Talks

AP | By KARL RITTER | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Rich and poor nations are struggling with a yawning rift at the U.N. climate talks as developing countries look for new ways t...

World Getting Off Track In Fight To Limit Global Warming

Reuters | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green

WARSAW, Nov 20 (Reuters) - The world is getting further off track in limiting global warming with setbacks in Japan and Australia outweighing positi...

UN Climate Official: Cancun A Good Start, But Deeper CO2 Cuts Needed

AP | ARTHUR MAX | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

AMSTERDAM — The agreements reached at a global conference this month to help poor countries cope with climate change exceeded expectations but n...

Hopenhagen: Your Passport To The Climate Change Summit in Copenhagen

Julia Moulden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Julia Moulden

On December 7, leaders from 192 countries will gather in Copenhagen to determine the future of our planet.

Schwarzenegger's new "Benign by Design" Platform

Christopher Gavigan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Christopher Gavigan

Schwarzenegger announced a partnership between California and Denmark to rotect consumers against chemical exposure. Congress should look to California for an example of proactive action and prioritizing human health.

Maldives Government To Hold Cabinet Meeting Underwater

AP | BHARATHA MALLWARACHI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Maldives government ministers are taking scuba lessons and learning underwater signs in preparation for an unprecedented Ca...

Commonwealth Leaders Call For Ambitious, "Legally Binding" Climate Change Deal

AP | BEN FOX | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad — Leaders of the Commonwealth countries called Saturday for a legally binding international agreement on climate change ...

No Leader On Climate Change As Nations Prepare For Major Summit

nytimes.com | NEIL MacFARQUHAR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

UNITED NATIONS -- Economists point to powerhouse countries like India to illustrate the hurdles facing some 100 world leaders due to gather in New Yor...