Tagged: UN

Rights of Nature and the UN

The UN met recently to discuss the ongoing “Dialogue on Harmony with Nature” and the Rights of Nature here in New York. Professor Klaus Bosselmann was there to promote and discuss work supporting the idea of an Earth Charter. Bosselmann is Director...

The Abnormal is the New Anthropocene Climate Norm

The Abnormal is the New Anthropocene Climate Norm

“The danger signs are all around.” UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon While we really don’t need UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon to tell us how f’d the planet and all of us are, it’s somewhat refreshing hearing a die-hard moderate like Ki-Moon speaking honestly...

Updates on COP17 – More Business As Usual

Updates on COP17 – More Business As Usual

  By most activist accounts, COP17–which just ended in Durban, SA this weekend–has been yet one more long, official failure to reach any real climate agreements or GHG reduction targets. And like in the past, no binding agreements were set and any...