UN Climate Change
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The United Nation's climate change summit, COP21 in Paris will be one of the most important opportunities to date to save
Even in a best case scenario, we know that results of the UN climate talks aren't likely to go far enough, and influence from oil companies will make the negotiations even murkier and more slippery. That's the last thing we need in a room where so many palms are already greased.
Pharrell Williams has demanded world leaders move to tackle climate change by providing millions of green jobs for young
Climate change is already hitting the most vulnerable communities first and hardest with extreme weather events, rising sea levels and food shortages. At the same time, fossil fuel companies in their ivory towers keep ordering more drilling.
One of the best solutions we have available is solar energy. The potential of solar is vast - it's a well-known fact that in one hour, enough sunlight strikes the earth to provide the world's energy needs for a whole year. Even Thomas Edison, inventor of the light bulb, said back in 1931, "I'd put my money on the sun and solar energy. What a source of power!
Prime Minister David Cameron has called for the international community to come together behind a "new, ambitious global
Tomorrow's UN climate summit in New York brings together policymakers from around the globe to facilitate reaching agreement on an effective climate deal in 2015. Given the frequent warnings from international scientists about the dangers of global warming and the role of human activity as well as months marked by several destructive extreme weather events, it seems important to ask just what will it take for countries to reach agreement on a climate treaty.
Today, the UAE is the only OPEC nation supplying both traditional and renewable energy to international markets, with a global portfolio that supplies nearly 1 gigawatt of clean power. And as a result, the UAE is powering countries thirsty for energy while energizing its own domestic economic diversification.