Climate Change

Climate change is an important issue that must be addressed by all nations multi-laterally. It is certainly one of this century's greatest destabilizing forces which undermines our global economy, threatens our health and increasingly leads to military conflict. Climate change topics include sustainable agriculture, energy security, climate-related conflict and climate negotiations and agreements.

Latest Campaigns

We need strong U.S. leadership at the upcoming Paris summit to secure an effective international agreement on curbing climate change.
Climate stewardship is a core value for global citizens. Protecting our shared global habitat is in everyone's best interests--regardless of religion or politics.
American families shouldn't suffer higher taxes in the fight against climate change. Securing a healthy climate can and should pay off for Americans today.
America's progress toward climate security and energy independence could be derailed if President Obama does not veto construction of the Keystone Pipeline.


News and Updates

Think global, act local
By Victoria Barrow | November 20, 2015 - 2:00pm EST
Climate change. Terrorism. Nuclear warfare. Pandemics. Today more than ever, we are being confronted with issues that are global in nature. Gone are the days when a country’s biggest problems were confined to its own boundaries. Nations are so economically, socially, and technologically intertwined that they are forced to depend on one another. We are all, whether we realize it or not, impacted by globalization. [...] Read More
By Jennifer Welden | November 03, 2015 - 10:00am EST
Last week, the Mexican west coast was hit by “the biggest storm ever recorded in the western hemisphere,” Hurricane Patricia. While Mexico’s response to the disaster has been praised and resulted in less damage than expected, the takeaway for many scientists has been that “in a warmer world…weather extremes will be happening regularly, causing havoc for vulnerable communities.” This is a thought that is not always talked [...] Read More
Paris, eiffel tower, climate change
By Victoria Barrow | October 30, 2015 - 10:00am EDT
No, it doesn’t involve pastries or the Eiffel tower. From November 30 to December 11, over 190 nations will meet up in Paris to plan a new global agreement on climate change. This agreement will replace current policies on greenhouse gas emissions, which expire in 2020. Here’s what you need to know: 1.  What is it? This conference is formally known as COP21, or the “21st Session of the Conference of the Parties to the [...] Read More