Category Archives: intergenerational justice and climate change

Happy Earth Day, Bonne Journée Mondiale de la Terre 2010

While readers in the United States are still busy doing the millions of activities organized this year to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Earth Day,  I’m just closing up shop on my favorite one to date.  I spent the day in Thies, Senegal’s 2nd largest (but rapidly developing) city, giving a talk about climate change.  […]

Climate Divide: The Common Blind Spot of China & U.S. pre-COP15

The last few days have been busy ones for announcing opening positions for the COP15 negotiations.  The United States announced on 11/26 that it would reduce the total tonnage of its greenhouse gas emissions “in the range of” 17% below 2005 levels by 2020 and 83 percent by 2050.  These numbers reflect targets specified in […]

A Shameless COP15 Plug: The European Youth Forum

President Obama isn’t the only one speaking in Copenhagen next week. I will speak at a side event hosted by the European Youth Forum on Thursday, Dec 10th, from 4:30 – 6pm.  (Now known as the day after Obama’s visit. 🙂  If you’re in the ‘hood and want to attend, here’s a link to the […]