UN Environment

Livable Planet

We Must Protect the People Dying in the Fight Against Climate Change

A new initiative is taking a stand against threats, harassment, and the deaths of environmentalists across the globe.
Emily Weitz
3.12.18
Livable Planet

Copenhagen and Wuhan are Among 90 Cities Linking Up to Lead the Fight Against Climate Change

They were honored at the C40 Cities Bloomberg Philanthropies Awards, which supports cities addressing climate change in concrete and creative ways
Meg Charlton
12.7.17
Livable Planet

Let’s Stop Relying on the US Government to Lead the Fight on Climate Change

Following COP 23, an environmental conference on curbing emissions, it's clearer than ever that the threats posed by climate change cannot wait for the United States to get its act together.
Alexis Chemblette
12.6.17
Livable Planet

America Gave Up On Climate Change, So These Global Efforts Stepped Up

The UN honored big thinkers addressing climate change around the world.
Alexis Chemblette
11.24.17
Voices

African Countries Want to Slow the Effects of Climate Change by Beefing Up Their Farm Industries

Some are building resilient agricultural systems to slow the effects of climate change, create jobs and kickstart economies.
Alexis Chemblette
11.14.17
Voices

A 2020 Deadline for Climate Change Solutions Is Needed to Prevent Ecological Collapse

Surviving climate change is a race against time, and 2020 is our first test.
Christiana Figueres
11.13.17
Livable Planet

At COP 23, America's Answer to Climate Change is Using More Fossil Fuels

Diplomats from nearly 200 countries are in Germany for the most significant international talks on climate change since President Trump took office and pulled the U.S. out of the Paris agreement.
Alexis Chemblette
11.8.17
Livable Planet

The COP23 Climate Change Summit Is Suddenly Important Because of Trump's Paris Agreement Withdrawal

President Trump threw the landmark Paris agreement into disarray, but other countries are taking the responsibility for trying to halt climate change.
Alexis Chemblette
11.6.17
Voices

Car-Free Transportation Could Vastly Improve the Health and Economy of the US

Governments can use car-free transportation as another strategy to address broader social concerns like health, safety, and cost of living.
Krysia Solheim
10.12.17
Frontier

Here's How Twelve Young Activists Would Use $15,000 to Fight Climate Change

The Young Champions of the Earth winners will receive seed money, needs-based training, and access to powerful networks and support.
Emily Weitz
10.12.17
Livable Planet

44 Cities Have Pledged Their Commitment to a Global Clean Air Campaign

In some cities, you are more likely to die from air pollution than from car accidents. The Breathe Life Campaign has the potential to change both of those risk factors.
Emily Weitz
9.25.17
Impact Water

You've Probably Eaten Tons of Cosmetic Product Plastic Without Knowing It

Eco-conscious companies are trying to phase out tiny plastic microbeads found in nearly every personal care product you use.
Jonathan Parks-Ramage
7.5.17
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