January 15, 2014
by John Romano
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A New Architecture for a New World: Linking Global Aspirations with Local Actions

John Romano, Global Fellow, International Program, New York City
NRDC has begun the New Year building upon promising momentum at the United Nations for addressing a wide range of urban sustainability and climate challenges.
Last week, N… Continue reading

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May 9, 2012
by Jake Schmidt
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The World is Watching: Will G20 Countries Lead this June at the Earth Summit?

Jake Schmidt, International Climate Policy Director, Washington, DC
Three years ago, the Group of 20 countries pledged to phase out environmentally-harmful and ineffective subsidies. The leaders of these twenty influential countries hav… Continue reading

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February 6, 2012
by Reduce
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Kraft Foods Hits Zero Waste at 36 Plants

Kraft Foods, maker of the iconic Kraft Macaroni and Cheese Dinner and other food and beverage products, announced last week that 36 of its manufacturing facilities in 13 countries send no waste to landfill. “We’re waging war on waste, one plant at a time,” said Christine McGrath, Kraft’s vice president of global sustainability, in a [...] Continue reading

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January 30, 2012
by Jake Schmidt
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High-level panel urges phase-out of fossil fuel subsidies and commitment to low-carbon energy: Recommendations of the Global Sustainability Panel

Jake Schmidt, International Climate Policy Director, Washington, DC
Twenty-two high level representatives have just released their report – Resilient People, Resilient Planet: A Future Worth Choosing—which sets out specific … Continue reading

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January 30, 2012
by Michael Davidson
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22 World Leaders’ Vision of Sustainable Development and Rio+20: Green Jobs and Youth in Resilient People, Resilient Planet

Michael Davidson, China Climate Fellow, Washington, DC
Following a stale round of Rio+20 negotiations last week, the long-awaited report of the UN Secretary-General’s High-Level Panel on Global Sustainability released today provid… Continue reading

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August 12, 2010
by Shravya Reddy
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India Climate Change and Energy News – Week of August 3, 2010 to August 9, 2010

Climate Change and Environment 
Jairam Ramesh on New UN Climate Panel  
“United Nations Secretary General Ban ki-Moon has set up a high-level panel on global sustainability with the objective of formulating a new vision for sustain… Continue reading

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