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Trouble in Paradise: Small Island Countries Heat Up Talks at Climate Conference

By Taylor Wagner, Newsweek

COPENHAGEN, Denmark – The United Nations Climate Change Conference got underway on Tuesday, April 22nd, with the smaller countries leading the dialogue. 347 more words

Classes Begin

So today classes with DIS began. So far so good. My schedule is pretty awesome, but I have to admit its a little weird being back in class. 278 more words


Clean energy policy: reducing climate change without the politics

This blog—and my career, frankly – has carefully steered clear of politically sensitive issues and focused instead on advocating for smart public policy. But having lived through summer after summer in Washington, D.C., with temperatures continuously climbing above 100 degrees and increasingly violent storms (with scientists echoing that things seem to be progressing more quickly then once thought), I finally am compelled to comment on the topic of climate change. 660 more words

Policy Insights

Fighting for urban lung spaces

(Published on December, 2009)

Illegal pruning of trees in urban areas continues unabated in Cuba. Havana, 2008

There is excessive illegal urban pruning on in Cuba, a process that experts are terming a ‘silent and progressive deforestation of the city’ 768 more words


Day 2- Leaving Hostel for Metro, walking past Bella Center.

The tower is a hotel/convention center called the Bella Center, this is where Copenhagen 15 (COP15) took place in 2009. At the convention center many world leaders met.  38 more words

Day 2

Hopenhagen: Design Activism as an Oxymoron

Hopenhagen: Design Activism as an Oxymoron

Download the paper here.

Hopenhagen was an initiative by the International Advertising Association in support of the United Nations at the… 309 more words


Willi Paul & the New Mythologists. Interview by just4theplanet.com

Interview by just4theplanet.com

j4tp: First – Willi can you tell us a little about your background:

wp: I am a Green Business Certified Sustainability Consultant and strategic client relations designer for environmental and greentech start-ups and sustainability non-profits. 1,318 more words

Willi Paul