Climate change is not only an environmental issue, it is a global security issue, Stephen Heintz said in remarks at the Off-the-Record Lecture Series. Mr. Heintz addressed the global security implications of climate change, describing how its consequences become a threat multiplier across the world.
The National Priorities Project has been nominated for the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize. For 30 years, NPP has been committed to providing clear and transparent information about the United States' federal budget process, making it easier for citizens to oversee and influence how their tax dollars are spent. The unusual nomination for the Nobel Peace Prize recognizes NPP's important role in informing Americans about the nation's war spending.
There is reason to be optimistic about climate action, according to Michael Northrop, director of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund's Sustainable Development program. In a recent Huffington Post article, Mr. Northrop highlights factors bringing about new opportunities to mitigate climate change.
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