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.
International negotiators have struggled to make progress in protecting the climate since the disappointing conclusion of the Copenhagen conference. Yet, there are a few good reasons to hope that this year’s summit may produce a more tangible, positive outcome than the last.
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.