It is dangerous to allow multinational corporations a prominent role in the climate negotiations. This risk was made evident by a letter Greenpeace uncovered on the last day of the Cancun conference.
Cancun is not only picturesque, it is also at tremendous risk if climate change continues unabated. The resorts hang down from the central city like a string of pearls dangling in the teal waters of the Atlantic.
A new report from the United Nations Environment Program shows that Alaska's glaciers are receding at an alarming rate.
A video from the World Food Program gives a first hand account of how one rural area is adapting to climate change, with some help from international partners.
The former Prime Minister of Norway Gro Brundtland and the former Prime Minister of Chile Ricardo Lagos team up in an op-ed that distills the concrete ways that the international community can make the climate conference in Cancun a success.
The UN Framework Convention on Climate Change has a plan for success at the Cancun conference. Unfortunately, it looks a lot like the one it had in Copenhagen.