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Heartland Institute Follows Paris COP-21 Success with Climate Conference in Germany

11th International Conference on Climate Change takes place December 11–12 in Essen

The Heartland Institute will follows up its successful trip to Paris for the United Nations’ COP-21 – at which some of the world’s leading climate scientists and policy experts made international news with the “Day of Examining the Data” – with its Eleventh International Conference on Climate Change (ICCC-11). The event is cosponsored with the European Institute for Climate and Energy (EIKE), marking the second time Heartland and EIKE have partnered to host an ICCC.

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Hey Millennials: Dr. Jane Goodall has a message for you

DSC_0157Dame Jane Morris Goodall is a British primatologist, ethologist, anthropologist, and UN Messenger of Peace. She is founder of the Jane Goodall Institute and the Roots & Shoots program.

I held the flyer for Jane Goodall’s event with a firm grasp as fellow Emory senior Mae Bowen  and I ate a quick lunch in a hallway of the Le Bourget Cop 21 site. After an update on our days and the soon-to-be-released latest draft of the Paris Agreement, we couldn’t help but gush about our environmental girl crush. We were about to attend an event hosted by Jane Goodall, and we couldn’t believe it. We shared memories of how her work and photographs had inspired us since we were children.

And then there she was.

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Day Thirteen at COP21: Africa Day

Jefferson from the Liberia Annual Conference shares his insights into Africa Day of COP21.

The United Methodist General Board of Church and Society has sent an international delegation to the Climate Talks. Watch the team with delegates from Germany, the Philippines, Washington DC, Africa and Mississippi via Georgia. The delegation is led by the Director of Environmental Justice, John Hill.

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