Sustainable Development

Sustainable Development

This covers both the concept and issues of sustainability in general and the wide range of topics falling under this term.

This covers both the concept and issues of sustainability in general and the wide range of topics falling under this term.

Cleantech Forum XXVI

Cleantech Forum will bring together 1,000 industry leaders ushering in new forms of financing for scale and innovation, for a broader set of global demands and new business models.

Strengthening Environmental Justice Research and Decision-making

The Symposium revolves around commissioned technical papers on seven factors that may result in disproportionate environmental health impacts among minority and low-income populations.

It will be held at:

Walter E. Washington Convention Center
810 Mount Vernon Place, NW
Washington, DC

UNEP North American Civil Society Consultation

The United Nations Environment Program's Regional Office for North America (UNEP-RONA) invites concerned members of North America's civil society organizations to attend this consultation, in preparation for the UNEP Governing Council/Global Ministerial Environment Forum (GC/GMEF), scheduled for 24-26 February 2010, in Bali, Indonesia.

Obama calls for common action at Copenhagen meeting

After weeks of struggle with Congress and various forces within the US to achieve an official US commitment on carbon emission targets and actions, President Obama delivered his speech to the world and heads of state who arrived in Copenhagen

Obama in Copenhagen

Biodiversity and climate change

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This afternoon I attended an event presenting and discussing the recent report by the second Ad Hoc Technical Expert Group on Biodiversity and Climate Change (AHTEG) on Connecting Biodiversity and Climate Change: Adaptation and Mitigation.

Is the Kyoto Protocol an endangered species?

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I am now sitting in the Thursday session of the Ad Hoc Working Group on Further Commitments for Annex I Parties under the Kyoto Protocol (AWG-KP). Right now the delegates from Argentina and Saudi Arabia are highlighting their concerns about key parts of the Protocol being taken out.