Part of the See You In Copenhagen series. UN Negotiator Dessima Williams and UNFCC Executive Secretary Yvo de Boer discuss the complexities of international climate negotiation, and how it requires every country's input and commitment to create a comprehensive and meaningful agreement for December 2009 and beyond. Produced in part by the United Nations Foundation.
Part of the See You In Copenhagen series. Grassroots innovator Zhou Bo and sustainable micro-financier Daniel Foa are working with fishermen in China to help them increase their living standards with minimum impact on the environment. They discuss how the agreements in Copenhagen in December 2009 can help people and organizations on an operational level. Produced in part by the United Nations Foundation.
Part of the "See You In Copenhagen" series. Scientist and Stanford University Professor Rob Dunbar along with Nobel Prize-winning climatologist Stephen Schneider ? discusses how climate change is endangering the world's oceans. The Copenhagen climate talks in December 2009 are a "last-ditch" effort, they argue, to stop these changes while we still have time to avoid the worst consequences. Produced in part by the United Nations Foundation.
Part of the See You In Copenhagen series. Sustainable transportation entrepreneur Shai Agassi and climatologist Stephen Schneider discuss the links between green technology and business, and maintain that we can solve multiple problems at once by addressing these issues in tandem at the Copenhagen climate talks in December 2009. The result: business models and tech that are not only sustainable, but more profitable too. Produced in part by the United Nations Foundation.
As part of the first official National Day of Service and Remembrance on September 11 and President Obama's service initiative, United We Serve, Ambassador Susan E. Rice participated in a Nothing But Nets service event hosted by the United Nations Foundation.Over 100 high school students from UNA-USA's Global Classrooms and The School Without Walls in Washington, DC attended the event to learn how service locally can make an impact globally. This video is an overview of the event and the Nothing But Nets malaria workshop.