John, Daniel, and Lisa head home from the climate negotiations and share their thoughts about the experience and John gives us an update from the air!
John gives us a look into the team's 14th day at COP21 where they met with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and other leaders about the new text of the agreement.
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.
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.
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.