On July 8th I had the unique opportunity and pleasure to speak with Ms. Mohammed about the post-2015 development process and agenda.
Part 2 of 2: A Conversation with Ms. Amina Mohammed, UN Special Advisor of the Secretary-General on Post-2015 Development Planning The fate of humani...
It was certainly cool to be an environmentalist in Hungary in the 1980s. But that was 30 years ago. The environmental movement in Hungary has aged considerably since then. Other issues became hip, young people were drawn to other movements, and Green organizations shrank.
The popularity of fish protein, in addition to an ever-growing world population, has led to a fishery crisis that spans the globe - and will only worsen if something isn't done.
While many discuss whether some signs of environmental improvement result from economic slowdown, and less intensive use of natural resources, or from successful pro-green regulations, we argue that a much deeper transformation is happening across China.
Just so everyone is on the same page, being raw vegan means you eat no animal products and no cooked food. This pretty much limits you to fruits vegetables, nuts, and seeds.
I think we can all agree that it's great when a company can upcycle what would otherwise become landfill waste -- say, for instance, an old high...
A peacemaker for the ages walks among us. Whether he is blessing world leaders who are notorious for war, accepting the Nobel Peace Prize, or speaking of his own exile from his homeland of Tibet, the message of His Holiness, the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet is the same. "This should be the peace century."
While we break for summer and while decisions makers don their decision-making hats, we need to do what we can, when we can, to make change wherever we can. It's time to show our leaders exactly why the world desperately needs a global solution big enough to solve the big climate problem. And that's where you come in.
All of India may not have been vegetarian all the time. But the importance given to vegetarianism in Indian life for the simple reason we could live without taking an animal life, is an enormous leap in human civilization that the modern West has had a very tough time coming around to accept.
Ten years ago, the young physician moved back to this former coal-mining town nestled in the Appalachians with the goal of buying a house of her own in her hometown. But not just any house: It had to be a house with character.
On a recent morning on a farm outside of Charlottesville, Virginia, I woke up to the faint sound of a summer's rain. My friends--two sisters who said the farm had been in their family for more than 200 years--made me breakfast using eggs from their hens and vegetables from their garden.
According to the Green Restaurant Association, the average restaurant in the U.S. produces 150,000 pounds of garbage each year. Café owner Justin Vrany thinks this number cannot only be reduced, but eliminated entirely.
We must keep aiming for 2 degrees, in the same way that organizations aim for zero waste targets or zero workplace accidents as this reinforces that results above these thresholds are unacceptable and can be improved.
Everybody wants to go green and save money, but how exactly do you do it if it's all new to you? Try these four approaches.
Republicans who don't believe in climate change were in holy hell last week, as Pope Francis made an earth shattering statement on the issue.