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3 Events to Follow at Rio+20

In case you haven’t noticed (which would be almost impossible with all the email, blog and listeserv overload), the world is frantically preparing…

OpEd: The Unsettling Attacks on Green Cities and Counties

Back in 2010, when Colorado gubernatorial candidate Dan Maes accused Denver’s bicycle sharing program of being part of an insidious United Nations conspiracy…

Spotlight on Rio+20: What’s Happened Since 1992?

By: Isabella Scott The meeting billed as the follow-up to the 1992 Rio Declaration on Environment and Development is coming to Rio de…

Investors Worth $20 Trillion Discussed Climate Change Risks and Opportunities at the U.N.

Last week the U.N. had finally the chance to see a day of discussions on climate change, focusing on the risks and opportunities…

Durban Climate Talks: What’s At Stake?

Yes, it’s true that according to Kyoto, China is considered a developing country, and as such, is exempted from making the same kind…

UN Report Says Developing Countries Will See Reverse Economic Growth by 2050

The United Nations recently released a Human Development Report that brings to light the global challenges of sustainability and equity. The report points out…

Delhi Metro is First in the World to Earn Carbon Credits

India has always boasted the longest rail network in the world.  That network is also the fourth most heavily used in the world,…

UN Shipping Group Moves on Vessel Emission Reductions

An International Maritime Organization panel adopted what it calls mandatory design and operational measures to reduce greenhouse gases from international shipping. According to…

UN Secretary General Announces Creation of the Global Compact LEAD

U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon announced the creation of the Global Compact LEAD on January 28, 2011 at the World Economic Forum in…

CSR Secrets the Government Isn’t Telling

The following is part of the Crowds of Ratings series by our friends at CSRHub (a 3p sponsor) – offering free sustainability and…

World Future Energy Summit Kicks Off in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi, UAE, may be overflowing with oil, but the Emirate is also brimming with ideas and commitments to a green energy future.…

Greening the Blue Helmets: the UN Goes Green

The United Nations might be the body long responsible for hosting the forum for international agreement on climate change, so it’s about time…

Jump-Starting Fast Start Finance for Climate Change

A new website launched this month by the United Nations, FastStartFinance.org, is designed to track climate change funding commitments from industrialized countries. The…

John Viera Interview: Ford Targets 80% CO2 Emissions Reduction by 2050

Ford is doing a lot of things right. Their Ford Fusion was just named Motor Trend’s 2010 Car of the Year and their…

Bonn Climate Talks Wrap Up, Some Progress Made

Originally published on Global Warming is Real The “Road to Cancun” moves haltingly forward with the conclusion last Friday of the United Nations…