As the Kyoto Protocol winds down without a strong replacement, countries are implementing their own strategies to fight climate change.
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It’s time to get in the car with Forest Carbon, put the roof down, turn on the ignition, throw on some Chris De Burgh and ease on out onto the open road.
Despite the current lack of a promising global climate change policy solution, there is at least one bright spot: an expanding global conservation and development effort to Reduce Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation that could address 15 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions — more than all the world’s trains, planes and cars.
The real race between China and the U.S., the one that really counts, is not one over who develops which technology first. It’s over when, where, and how the two countries choose to work together to combat climate change. The world is watching.
We learned four lessons at the UN international climate negotiations last month in Cancun.
What was actually agreed to in Cancun and what it means for the international climate negotiations.
The seeds of a new Green Climate Fund were planted in Cancun as part of the agreement emerging from the UN climate talks. Much careful tending of this seedling remains to be done, however, for long-term climate change finance to thrive and bloom.
In order for people to care about climate change, journalists have to start doing a better job of making its real impacts hit home.
Louis Blumberg of The Nature Conservancy in California is heartened by the progress in Cancun, but still worried that the comprehensive, legally binding global treaty may not come in time.
Preserving forests helps preserve water quality, which in turns helps local communities and the national tourist industry — which helps fund the whole thing.
Jen McKnight and Frank Lowenstein of The Nature Conservancy’s Climate Change Adaptation team offer insight into how we can weather climate change impacts.
A list of major posts we featured during COP 16 in Cancun, Mexico.
Back from my whirlwind Mexico trip, one question stays with me: With all that we have in our relative land of plenty – are we willing to do more?
That night we heard the stories of fishermen who have struggled to maintain their way of life as fish populations drop and development up the coast pollutes the sea and degrades the reef, so important to the health of marine life.
Not only does the global community have a way forward towards solving climate change, but I’m going to swim in the turquoise ocean of Cancun for the first time since I got here two weeks ago.
Here’s what’s happening at COP 16 on December 11, the morning of the Cancun Agreement.
Trust is regained in a dramatic early-morning climax at the UN climate change conference in mexico.