Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman John Kerry joins UN Foundation President Timothy Wirth to discuss what needs to be done domestically, and internationally, to secure legislation and a new treaty to combat climate challenge.
Our Nothing But Nets campaign travels to Uganda with actor Tom Cavanagh and singer Gavin DeGraw to deliver bed nets to refugees. Malaria is the #1 killer of refugees. Two thirds of the 33 million refugees worldwide live in malaria endemic countries. We are working with the UN Refugee Agency to send lifesaving bed nets to protect refugees.
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The Obama Administration has said it wants 25 percent of all of the country's energy needs to come from "clean" energy sources by 2025. This might mean an overhaul of our current electrical grid. Reid Detchon, Executive Director for Energy Climate of the United Nations Foundation, talks about what this might mean for the Energy Department.