November 2021

Urgent Pleas from Glasgow: “Try Harder”

Wednesday, November 10, 2021

As the international climate conference got underway last week in Glasgow, Scotland, Prime Minister Mia Mottley of Barbados spoke in powerful moral terms about the need to limit global warming. Her message was clear and straightforward: “Try harder.”   Mottley urged countries to close critical gaps related to mitigation, adaptation, and finance in order to […]

Four Countries Step Up Ocean Protection

Wednesday, November 10, 2021

Ocean conservation got a boost at COP26 when the presidents of Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, and Panama announced plans to expand their countries’ protected waters and create a new interconnected reserve to jointly protect a vast ecosystem teeming with marine life.    In a declaration signed in Glasgow, Scotland, the four Latin American leaders committed […]