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. 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.
Part of the See You In Copenhagen series. Community Activist Manoel Silva da Cunha talks about the devastation he's seen in the Amazon rainforest because of climate change. Disappearing lakes, dead fish, dwindling forests they all point to an urgent need for countries to reduce emissions as part of a comprehensive climate change agreement at Copenhagen in December 2009. Dr. Philip Fearnside of the National Institute for Research in the Amazon also comments. 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.
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.