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Pope FrancisThe long anticipated Encyclical, Laudato Si (Praise Be to You), issued June 18, 2015, by Pope Francis, may be a vital breakthrough in moving the international community to more aggressive action to address climate change.

In his Encyclical Pope Francis calls global warming a major threat to life on the planet, states that it is due mainly to human activity, embraces the science indicating that climate change imperils both humanity and the natural environment, ... [read more]


Climate Institute President John Topping

Climate Institute President John Topping gave a speech on mitigating climate change in the Arctic at Columbia University on June 13, 2013. Please click to view the Power Point presentation and video.

Sir Crispin Tickell

See Interview on October 20, 2014, of Sir Crispin Tickell by Sian Hansen, Executive Director, Legatum lnstitute, during Conference on "London and the Evolution of Suburbia."

Sir Crispin Tickell, Chairman of the Climate Institute, gave a speech on April 11, 2013: The Human Future, at Arizona State University in April as part of the Wrigley Lecture Series. Please click to view the full video.

Charles Bayless named chair of ACAR


Climate Change, -- Will the question be, "How could we have let this happen?"-- by Charles Bayless, Chairman of the ACAR Steering Committee.

Also, see his videos on climate change.

From Center for American Progress: Saving the Arctic - The Urgent Need to Cut Black Carbon Emissions and Slow Climate Change

"The United States should lead ambitious national, regional, and global efforts on climate change and black carbon reduction to slow rapid warming in the Arctic, protect millions of lives, improve food security, and safeguard our planet for future generations when U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry becomes chair of the Arctic Council in 2015." Read more →