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Climate Chief Nominated For UN Secretary General

On Friday, the world received another candidate for the role of UN Secretary General. She’s a major figure familiar to all players in the international movement to forestall and adapt to climate change: Christiana Figueres, the former executive secretary (head) of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. As a player in … [continued]

Deep Decarbonization Draft Offers “Transformational” Climate Strategies (VIDEO)

As unprecedented storms, extinctions, and water, food, and energy wars continue to touch our world, warnings about destructive human-made climate change multiply and increase in stridency. At the United Nations in New York yesterday, some possible solutions were officially released. (VIDEO available here.) Experts from leading world research institutes convened … [continued]

UN Climate Financing Taskforce Created

[social_buttons] In a critical step to move international action on climate change forward, the United Nations (UN) just formed a climate financing taskforce. This high-level taskforce will be co-chaired by British Prime Minister Gordon Brown and Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi. The taskforce will investigate ways of raising $100 million … [continued]