“We want to be clear … that the court’s decision does not overturn the policy or decide its legal merits,” John Coequyt, who heads up climate campaigns for the Sierra Club, said in a telephone press conference on Thursday.
Author: Thomas Schueneman
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In a speech on Wednesday in Paris at the COP21 climate conference, Secretary of State John Kerry announced that the U.S. will double its funding for climate adaptation.
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The 193 members of the United Nations adopted the sustainable development goals. We spoke with UN special advisor Amina J Mohammed to better understand the thinking behind the new goals.