SPECIAL UPDATE from WECAN at UNFCCC COP23 Climate Talks

The Women’s Earth and Climate Action Network is currently on the ground in Bonn, Germany, engaged in intensive climate justice advocacy and action with our Delegation and diverse global allies during the the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) COP23 Climate Talks.   Explore this special newsletter for details on upcoming events during …

Bonn Climate Negotiators Not Prepared to Face Climate Reality

World negotiates response to new climate reality it’s not prepared to face   Here’s this week’s news in a nutshell. There is growing evidence that the planet’s climate is deteriorating. All of the world’s nations—except one—accept that fact and are committed to limiting the damage. Mitigation and adaptation efforts are …

Fareed: The Strongman Playbook Is Spreading

Insights, analysis and must reads from CNN’s Fareed Zakaria and the Global Public Square team, compiled by Global Briefing editor Jason Miks. Fareed: The Strongman Playbook Is Spreading Strongmen have a playbook for consolidating their power. And across the globe, even democratic leaders are starting to make use of it, Fareed writes in …

ENB Vol. 12 No. 708 – UN Climate Change Conference 2017 – Issue #6

Earth Negotiations Bulletin (ENB) Volume 12 Number 708 | Saturday, 11 November 2017Fiji / Bonn HighlightsFriday, 10 November 2017 | Bonn, GermanyLanguages: EN (HTML/PDF) FR (HTML/PDF) AR (HTML/PDF) JA (HTML/PDF) CN (HTML/PDF) Visit our IISD/ENB Meeting Coverage from Bonn, Germany at: http://enb.iisd.org/climate/cop23/enb/ The Fiji / Bonn Climate Change Conference continued on Friday. In the morning, …

ENB Vol. 12 No. 705 – UN Climate Change Conference 2017 – Issue #3

Earth Negotiations Bulletin (ENB) Volume 12 Number 705 | Wednesday, 8 November 2017 Fiji / Bonn Highlights Tuesday, 7 November 2017 | Bonn, Germany Languages: EN (HTML/PDF) FR (HTML/PDF) AR (HTML/PDF) JA (HTML/PDF) CN (HTML/PDF) Visit our IISD/ENB Meeting Coverage from Bonn, Germany at: http://enb.iisd.org/climate/cop23/enb/ The Fiji / Bonn Climate Change Conference continued on Tuesday. …

BARRIO SOLAR – PR

“Ethical Markets Media is happy to promote BARRIO SOLAR, led by my longtime friend and co-author, physicist Fritjof Capra, who serves on our global Advisory Board. Fritjof authored the famous Tao of Physics (1975) and his latest, The Systems View of Life (2016). BARRIO SOLAR is an exemplary, voluntary non-profit …

Executive Summary – Climate Science Special Report

Highlights of the Findings of the U.S. Global Change Research Program Climate Science Special Report Recommended Citation The climate of the United States is strongly connected to the changing global climate. The statements below highlight past, current, and projected climate changes for the United States and the globe. Global annually …

Paradise Papers: Development Dreams Lost in the Offshore World

Paradise Papers: Development dreams lost in the offshore world   When one of the world’s biggest miners turns up in a small town in Africa, the local residents and officials had hopes of a better life. Our story on Burkina Faso, home to a Glencore mine, paints a very different …

The Replay for the Q&A for “Becoming Homo universalis” is now ready

“Ethical Markets recommends this new series for aspiring global citizens with the mind-expanding view of philosopher Barbara Marx Hubbard, author of Conscious Evolution and other books. We are honored that Barbara serves on our illustrious global Advisory Board. Her vision has inspired my work for the many years of our …

WRI Digest: Climate Conference Special Edition

How Can Countries Make Progress at COP23? Work with Cities  The UN’s annual Conference of the Parties (COP) climate conference begins this week in Bonn. Ani Dasgupta, director of WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities, writes that now more than ever, cities are the key to progress. Learn more.   …