This post by Shirley Fiske is part a series from the members of the AAA delegation at the UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn, Germany. The conference itself exuded “green” energy everywhere, from the paperless philosophy to transportation. To connect those delegates or exhibitors who had to get from one zone to another, there were public buses … Continue reading “Germany’s dirty secret”
This post by Naveeda Khan is part a series from the members of the AAA delegation at the UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn, Germany. I decided to stay home in my little garden apartment in Bonn Zentrum. Something about the COP negotiation process is like a drug. It sucks you in, makes you think every aspect … Continue reading COP 23: Negotiations and Homeless Topics
This post by Susie Crate is part a series from the members of the AAA delegation at the UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn, Germany. Wow! COP 23, not unlike the previous COPs I have attended, is a powerhouse of energy, ideas, inspiration and community! At first it is overwhelming with so much going on, not only … Continue reading Communicating About Climate Change: We Have So Far To Go
This post, the first in a series from the members of the AAA delegation at the UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn, Germany, was authored by Shirley Fiske. Already, even before I step off the plane in Cologne/Bonn (indeed, even before I get on the plane), I am preparing myself for the Council of Parties … Continue reading AAA at Global Climate Change Conference – “We’re Still In”
Today’s guest blog post is by the Chair of the AAA Task Force on Global Climate Change, Shirley Fiske. Dr. Fiske is also a Research Professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Maryland, College Park. The Chairman of the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology argued last week in the Washington Post … Continue reading Head-In-The-Sand Approach to Climate Policy Doesn’t Work, Either
Today’s guest post is by the Chair of the Global Climate Change Task Force, Shirley Fiske. Earth Day was on Sunday – not sure how you or your community observed it, but it seemed to be fairly low key from my perspective in NYC and Washington, D.C. In New York City and there was food … Continue reading A Look at Our Earth on Earth Day
This special Earth Day post is by the Chair of the AAA Task Force of Global Climate Change, Shirley Fiske. The annual tradition of honoring Planet Earth is coming up again on April 22nd. Even though the founders of Earth Day claim international reach and support, it seems to me its essence is quintessentially American. … Continue reading What is Earth Day Now?