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April 7-8, 2014: Indigenous Peoples Climate Change Working Group Meeting at NCAR: CLIMATE CHANGE AND RELOCATION OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLE IN US: IMPRESSIONS FROM APRIL 2014 MEETING IN BOULDER, COLORADO, by Autumn Brunelle, Spring Term 2014 Coordinator for the Center for Environmental Leadership Training (CELT).

Today, climate change is affecting numerous indigenous coastal communities. Sea level rise and other environmental stresses are degrading indigenous land, hurricanes are wiping out communities and intense droughts are soaking up indigenous waters and destroying traditional and subsistence crops. 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. Please click to view the Power Point presentation and video.

Sir Crispin Tickell

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

October 2013, IBA Conference, Boston - Read Sir Crispin's speech: Climate Change Justice & Human Rights

Charles Bayless named chair of ACAR

Charles Bayless, an energy industry executive and former university president, has been named Chairman of the Steering Committee of the Arctic Climate Action Registry (ACAR). Here's more information on Bayless's new position. You can also check out his videos on climate change.

World Bank and International Cryosphere Initiative: Measures to Reduce Black Carbon and Other Pollutants Can Save Glaciers and Lives

November 4, 2013: A study, released jointly by the World Bank and International Cryosphere Initiative, outlines measures that could slow ice melt and save glaciers in the Arctic, Antarctica, the Himalayas, the Andes and the East Africa Highlands by reducing emissions and transport of black carbon and other short-lived pollutants. See Executive Summary and Full Report.