• Climate and Environment

    Good Cop, Bad Cop: Climate Change After Paris

    by  • June 16, 2016 • Climate and Environment • 

    At the signing ceremony of the host country agreement for COP 22 in April 2016: Salaheddine Mezouar, Morocco's foreign minister, and Christiana Figueres, executive secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change.

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriously The 21st Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in Paris in...

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    UN Puts on Big To-Do, Amid Tight Security, for Signing of New Climate Agreement

    by  • April 22, 2016 • Climate and Environment, Secretary-General • 

    On Earth Day, about 170 countries signed the new international climate agreement, including Dilma Rousseff, president of Brazil, here with Ban Ki-moon, UN secretary-general. MARK GARTEN/UN PHOTO

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyThe United Nations threw a large and lavish party at its headquarters in New York on Earth Day, the...

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    Climate Accord Adopted: An Historic Moment for the Earth and the UN

    by  • December 12, 2015 • Climate and Environment • 

    François Hollande, president of France; Laurent Fabius, foreign minister of France; and Ban Ki-moon, United Nations secretary-general.

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyIn a show of solidarity few environmental advocates would have predicted confidently a decade ago, 195 nations, facing the...

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    Negotiations on the Climate Change Treaty Go Past Deadline

    by  • December 11, 2015 • Climate and Environment • 

    "Earth to Paris--Le Hub," a live summit held during the UN climate change conference in Paris. ESKINDER DEBEBE/UN PHOTO

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyWhat is the status of the negotiations among the nearly 200 country delegates attending the climate change conference in...

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    Climate Talks Produce a New Draft Accord and More Hope

    by  • December 9, 2015 • Climate and Environment • 1 Comment

    John Kerry

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyWith barely two days left to reach an international agreement on reducing greenhouse gas emissions to slow global warming,...

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    Now the Hard Part Begins on Global Climate Talks

    by  • December 7, 2015 • Climate and Environment • 

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    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyThe second and supposedly final week of negotiations on curbing greenhouse gas emissions, amid now-measurable climate change, began on...

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    A Monastery’s Farm in Burkina Faso Feels the Impacts of Climate Change

    by  • December 5, 2015 • Africa, Climate and Environment, Development, Health and Population • 

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    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyKOUBRI, Burkina Faso — More than 2,500 miles away from this village, world leaders met recently in Paris to...

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    Critical Climate Talks Open in Paris Amid Hopes and Fears

    by  • December 1, 2015 • Climate and Environment • 

    Laurent Fabius, France's foreign minister, left, and Ban Ki-moon, UN secretary-general at the UN's conference on climate change.

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyTwo weeks of the most crucial negotiations ever held on slowing the destructive warming of the earth in this...

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    Can $600 Billion in Climate Funds Be Raised in the Next Six Years?

    by  • October 12, 2015 • Climate and Environment • 

    President François Hollande of France addresses a press briefing on climate change, EVAN SCHNEIDER/UN PHOTO

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyA relatively upbeat joint report from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, a group of developed countries, and...

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    Industrial Mining: A Wild Frontier in Need of Monitoring

    by  • August 26, 2015 • Africa, Climate and Environment, Gender-Based Violence, Human Rights, Latin America • 

    Maxima Acuña de Chaupe JORGE CHAVEZ ORTIZ

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriously Extracting minerals from the earth is a messy, albeit lucrative business, and the disputes that plague the industry...

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