Why should climate change be on top of the agenda of young people all over the world and in Europe in particular?

By Selina Leem A dear friend of mine expressed her anger about how not only our country, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, but also the rest of the world is only responding to climate change now. She was skeptical about our country’s attempt of banning Styrofoam and about those who do not know what climate change is and therefore cannot explain the disasters that are happening. But there

November 17th, 2016|COP 21, Guest Commentaries|

Was the COP21 and the Paris agreement a success?

By Alexander Pfeiffer Not much time has passed, since Laurent Fabius brought down the green little gavel and announced that the Paris accord had been accepted by all 196 parties, and yet there are already more opinions about the conference and its outcome out there, than participants attended the very conference (roughly 50,000 over the two weeks). While the overwhelming majority of these opinions views the Paris agreement as

November 10th, 2016|COP 21|
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