Governors, mayors and business leaders want to prove we're not all deniers.
Buddhist meditation -- and its recent secular incarnation in mindfulness -- is clinically proven to help build resilience to cope with life's stresses. It's inspirational to know that it played a part in ensuring December's historic deal in Paris.
The first straw poll to test the support of Security Council members for candidates vying to become the next United Nations secretary-general occurred July 21, amid strong interest by global media who report on the world body as well as the dozen candidates, the UN's 193 member states and people who follow international affairs.
The talks, which open today and run through May 26, are designed to begin the nitty-gritty task of designing a "Rule Book
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In the first test of post-Paris climate mitigation, Parties to the Montreal Protocol made significant progress last week to eliminate warming from super greenhouse gases known as hydrofluorocarbons, or HFCs, used primarily as refrigerants in air conditioners and other equipment. HFCs are one of the six main greenhouse gases.
The architect of the historic Paris climate negotiations credits the teachings of Thich Nhat Hanh with helping broker the deal.
Paris climate talks leader Christiana Figueres joins Jo Confino during the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos to discuss how positive thinking and powerful women helped drive the change in the climate conversation.
Now comes the real work.
We have come together to address the most daunting of challenges. We have done so by respecting our differences and setting aside our enmity, by focusing on the present we share and the future we must build together.