Since the early 1990s, every WLC program has given a pivotal role to women's groups in Hindi -- as they have proven to be extraordinarily powerful forces in promoting female literacy and empowerment in India.
Not one of the panelists present questioned the scientific conclusions of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change that human activity is rapidly changing what has been a stable global environment for thousands of years.
If you are walking near Fifth Avenue and 57th Street in New York City or along Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills and happen upon a crystal snowflake hovering overhead, please take a moment to consider why it is there.
Informed, committed nations working together should be able to tap into people's common goal to stave off the effects of climate change, but the leaders at Copenhagen neglected some simple rules for creating such cooperation.
The speed of climate change and the rate at which feedback mechanisms approach or exceed tipping points are of growing international military concern, especially in countries facing critical resource depletion now or in the near future.