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Climate Week Nyc

WATCH LIVE: Climate Week NYC's Opening Ceremony

Posted 09.23.2013 | Green

The 5th annual Climate Week is under way, bringing together world leaders, innovators and activists ready to tackle the growing scourge that is climat...

Women's Leadership Will Strengthen Climate Action

Kelly Rigg | Posted 11.21.2013 | Green
Kelly Rigg

Women are more vulnerable to climate impacts due to their unequal position in society. But with their unique knowledge and perspectives, women hold the keys to adaptation strategies and are critical to implementing mitigation plans at the grassroots level.

The Climate Clock Is Ticking: In 42 Days, You Can Elect a U.S. President Who Makes Difference

Bianca Jagger | Posted 11.24.2012 | Green
Bianca Jagger

With 42 days to go until the US presidential elections, now is the time to put climate change at the top of the political agenda. We are at a critical moment in history.

Course Correction

Don Reed | Posted 11.16.2012 | Business
Don Reed

By the sheer number of initiatives in this arena and the degree to which other efforts are trying to hitch their wagon to the trend, it is clear that something important is afoot. Will merely knowing more about these impacts necessarily lead to dramatically better sustainability outcomes?

Climate Week: Deja vu but Also..

Erik Rasmussen | Posted 12.11.2011 | Green
Erik Rasmussen

This development show that we, instead of relying on old power elite to suddenly change track, should put our faith and support in the hands of the new leaders - the new agents of change.

Energy Security Is Fundamental to Global Security

Bill Richardson | Posted 11.15.2011 | Green
Bill Richardson

In the midst of this year's "Arab Spring," approximately 149 countries formalized the creation of the International Renewable Energy Agency called IRENA, a relatively new entity designed to accelerate renewable energy adoption.

Privatizing Climate Protection: A New Approach to Fighting Global Warming

Corbin Hiar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Corbin Hiar

Crafting comprehensive carbon emissions laws is maddeningly difficult. Addressing the threat of climate change cannot wait for politicians to agree on all the regulatory details.

COP15 in Copenhagen Critical as Tipping Points Reached; Global Rise of 6.3 Degrees Now Forecast

Jerry Cope | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jerry Cope

COP15 may very well be the last chance for the world to reach a consensus on measures to reduce GHG emissions and avoid climate chaos for the next millennium.

Care About the Earth? Four Simple Ways to Take Action

Avital Andrews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Avital Andrews

It's officially Climate Week. In case you feel discouraged that you can't do enough, remember Gandhi's words: "Almost everything you do will seem insignificant, but it is very important that you do it."

The G20, Climate Talks, and Trade Measures: Keeping Jobs in America

Frances Beinecke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Frances Beinecke

Won't new climate legislation hurt American industry? Won't it send jobs overseas? The answer is no, it won't.

China Signals New Efforts to Address their Global Warming Pollution

Jake Schmidt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jake Schmidt

For too long, China and the U.S. have hidden behind the other's inaction. Yet both countries are changing; both countries are beginning to act. Now there is opening for partnership.

G20 Summit Highlights Pennsylvania's Green Jobs Potential

Frances Beinecke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Frances Beinecke

How did Pittsburgh, a gritty city on the edge of America's industrial heartland, get chosen to host the G20? Because Pittsburgh, a booming center of green technology, is the right place for the times.

Taking Stock of New York for Climate Week

nytimes.com | Kate Galbraith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

This week environmentalists, business executives, global leaders and even filmmakers are descending on New York City as it hosts two major events: the...

"Climate Week" and My Talks With China's Top Negotiator

Frances Beinecke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Frances Beinecke

Minister Xie said he hopes that Congress will pass a U.S. climate bill before international negotiations begin in Copenhagen in December.

Climate Week NYC Is Here!

treehugger.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The 'Week' officially starts on Monday, but events start in earnest tomorrow. There's a full event listing on the Climate Week NY°C website, but here...