We learned four lessons at the UN international climate negotiations last month in Cancun.
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What was actually agreed to in Cancun and what it means for the international climate negotiations.
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.
Here’s what’s happening at COP 16 on December 11, the morning of the Cancun Agreement.
Our trusty rental 4WD jeep navigated a pock-marked road into the ejido conservation forest, where a chorus of insects provided background music. We learned about the carpentry shop the ejidatarios built, and with grant funding, are outfitting with saws and tools in order to process and sell their wood products for a higher price.
Trust is regained in a dramatic early-morning climax at the UN climate change conference in mexico.
Here’s what’s happening at COP 16 on the morning of December 10 — the final day of the global talks.
Frank Lowenstein describes Cancun as a microcosm for the climate change problem and saves some baby sea turtles.
With less than two days left of the UN climate talks in Mexico, country delegates appear close to agreement on at least one important area: forests
From the UN conference in Cancun, The Nature Conservancy calls for urgent funding to tackle the climate-change problem on the ground.
There’s a lot of talk about REDD at the United Nations climate change conference in Cancun, but what does this concept of conserving forests to fight climate change really mean?
Here’s what’s happening at COP 16 on the morning of December 8.
Here’s what’s happening at COP 16 on the morning of December 7.