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Poland Marks Anniversary Of Warsaw Uprising

AP | MONIKA SCISLOWSKA | Posted 08.01.2014 | World

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Sirens let out a long and mournful wail and people and traffic stood still on the streets of Warsaw on Friday as Poland commem...

Haunting Memories Remain 70 Years After The Warsaw Uprising

AP | MONIKA SCISLOWSKA | Posted 07.31.2014 | World

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Kazimierz Mikos ran down a Warsaw street, zig-zagging to avoid the bullets that whizzed past him. As the 14-year-old ran for h...

A Speck of Light and the Capacity to Remember the Holocaust

Jack Levison | Posted 06.25.2014 | Books
Jack Levison

In light of Holocaust Remembrance Day, two books in particular introduce readers to otherwise unnamed people who endured the Holocaust.

A Visit to the Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle in Warsaw, Poland (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 05.30.2014 | Arts
VernissageTV

Last year, the Centre presented an exhibition about Ukrainian art, this year, new art from Romania is the focus of an extensive group show that is titled A Few Grams of Red, Yellow, Blue and features artists such as Mircea Cantor and Victor Man.

U.S.-E.U. Rhetoric on Russia as Destructive as a Chekhovian Duel

Michael Shank | Posted 05.22.2014 | Politics
Michael Shank

Now should be the time when Secretary of State John Kerry and President Barack Obama aggressively propose confidence-building measures, not mete out more military muster. This will get us nowhere fast.

We All Deserve Access to Great Opportunities: This Week in Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 05.07.2014 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Changing ourselves changes the world. In 2013, a group of daily givers, myself included, committed to provide seed funding to a fledgling social chan...

Geoengineering The Sky is Not 'Normal'

Rachel Smolker | Posted 02.05.2014 | Green
Rachel Smolker

If global agreement on addressing climate change cannot be achieved, how can we possibly expect any global consensus on "technomanagement" of the atmosphere where the risks of serious negative consequences are so grave?

Warsaw: The Collapse of Solidarity

Carl Pope | Posted 01.26.2014 | Green
Carl Pope

A narrative and diplomacy of opportunity and hope needs to replace the dismal mood that dominated Warsaw. Conscious focus on how to revitalize solidarity is global climate challenge number one.

Warsaw Climate Talks -- So Bad U.S. Looked Good

Kyle Ash | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green
Kyle Ash

No one really expected the Warsaw negotiations to include landmark political or legal decisions. But there is a lot of work to do in the next two years before finalizing a climate treaty in Paris.

Warsaw to World Leaders: You Have Your Work Cut Out for You

Jake Schmidt | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Jake Schmidt

There is already ample evidence that humanity isn't acting quickly enough to address climate change. The need for greater action in 2015 is obvious. And there are plenty of reasons to believe that countries can get their act together by then.

They're Going Hungry: A Chat With the Young Americans Fasting at COP 19

Ben Jervey | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green
Ben Jervey

Around the world, supporters have been "standing with the Philippines" and many have joined in a solidarity fast -- including a number of American youth here in Warsaw.

UN Climate Conference in 'Coaland'; What Can We Learn from Copernicus?

Keith Peterman | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green
Keith Peterman

The 195 governments represented in Warsaw appear to be wearing their own ideological blinders, placing the planet and future generations in very real peril. National self-interest, it seems, outweighs global necessity.

Climate Change Fail

Dennis Trainor | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green
Dennis Trainor

In what should be another colossal embarrassment for the United States -- recently leaked internal documents show how little our government is prepared to take responsibility for the damage done by climate change.

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...

Snow White's Apples

The Verb | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green
The Verb

Polish apples have become the unlikely talking point in climate change talks last week. As Yeb Sano of the Philippines made a passionate plea to his ...

COP 19 Warsaw Update: How Secretary Figueres' Main Objectives Faired in the First Week

Ben Jervey | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Ben Jervey

The first week of any of the UNFCCC's Conference of the Parties (COP, for sure) is always a whirlwind, as delegates, campaigners, and media alike shake off their jet lag and try to find their way around a new, always-perplexing venue.

UN Warsaw Climate Change Convention Sparks Wrong Conversation

Jigar Shah | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Jigar Shah

The Climate Change conversation needs to change the conversation from "who pays," to "who invests for growth."

UN Climate Conference in Warsaw: Power of the People

Keith Peterman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Keith Peterman

Right now, leaders from around the globe are gathered in Warsaw. Over these two weeks they hope to forge agreements that will confront the repressive, civilization-challenging issue of climate change.

First-Ever Index Ranks Nations on Environment and Gender Equality

Tamar Abrams | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Tamar Abrams

As some of the greatest thinkers on climate change are gathered in Warsaw, Poland this week for the UN's Global Conference on Climate Change, the ques...

On Climate Treaty, Obama's Problem Is Not Legal

Kyle Ash | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green
Kyle Ash

I'm not asking Obama to be as brave as the Arctic 30. But if Obama had truly internalized what he says in his climate speeches, I believe he would be activist about his legal abilities to do something about it.

Thousands March Outside the UN Climate Talks in Warsaw, Poland

Jamie Henn | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Jamie Henn

Thousands of people from around the world took the streets outside the UN Climate Talks in Warsaw today to demand climate justice.

WATCH: Protestors Torch 'Gay Rights' Rainbow Sculpture

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 11.15.2013 | Gay Voices

Polish protestors lit up the night on Nov. 11 when they torched a massive rainbow sculpture in Warsaw's Public Square during an Independence Day March...

Where Is Obama on Climate Treaty?

Kyle Ash | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Kyle Ash

The seriousness of global climate disruption demands leaders with a global view of the problem, who are willing to do everything in their power as quickly as possible.

Warsaw Launch of New Corporate Climate Lobbying Guidelines

Jules Peck | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Jules Peck

Getting this right can help companies provide proactive, constructive business input in order to help governments create effective climate policies. Businesses worldwide urgently need to play such as a role because getting this wrong is not conceivable.