When it comes to climate change and energy costs, it’s hard to find anyone more vulnerable than a person living in a low-lying island nation. Rising sea levels and extreme weather threaten islands, and fluctuations in fossil fuel prices limit their economic vitality.
When my 99-year-old grandmother was just 14, she moved to New York City to find work and help support her family.
Today marks the start of the United Nations Climate Change Conference, or COP21, in Paris. For the next two weeks, negotiators representing nearly 200 countries will work toward reaching a global agreement on how nations should address climate change.
This is the second blog in our series Faster, Leaner, Better: Using Data and Technology to Measure and Accelerate Progress.
Last month, to celebrate the International Day of Biological Diversity commemorating the adoption of the Convention for Biodiversity in 1992 at the Rio Earth Summit, the Clinton Climate Initiative, the Green Belt Movement, and the Kenya Forest Service came together for a tree planting at the …
A strategic partnership is more than just an intention. It is more than just a telephone call, an email or a handshake.