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.

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The UN is inviting Heads of State along with business leaders to a Climate Summit this fall in New York. Our world requires a global effort to mobilize action on climate change!

News and Updates

July 28, 2014 - 1:00pm EDT
The United States and the global community currently face a variety of challenges, and it is becoming increasingly clear that no one actor is capable of solving all of our global problems. In particular, issues related to the environment need to be resolved collectively, since many environmental concerns do not respect borders or sovereignty.  These issues range from the preservation of biodiversity to the maintenance of [...] Read More
July 23, 2014 - 1:00pm EDT
Selfies, hashtags, and Priuses (or is it Prii?). What do these 3 things have in common? They all have been or still are trends. Growing up in the Bay Area, I’ve seen first hand how going green – biking, composting, recycling, etc. – can be just as trendy as crop tops and iPhones. Now as a student at UC Berkeley, I’ve also seen the growing demand for organic food and fair-traded products, among other things; many people [...] Read More
A map of projected sea level rise on North Carolina's coast
July 18, 2014 - 10:00am EDT
Despite the obvious danger that rising sea levels pose to communities on the Gulf Coast, tensions over climate change are flaring most acutely in the beach towns of North Carolina. In 2010, the North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources (NCDENR) established the North Carolina Coastal Resources Commission (NCRC) to study the effects of rising sea levels by 2100. Lawmakers were dismayed when the report [...] Read More