The Paris text was a political fix in which grand words masked inadequate deeds. The voluntary national emission reduction commitments since Paris now put the world on a path of 3.4°C of warming by 2100, and more than 5°C if high-end risks including carbon-cycle feedbacks are taken into account. The Paris outcome

A CUNY report suggests that some 500,000 people could leave Puerto Rico following the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria. One month after the hurricane, 80% of the island remains without power, approximately 1/4 of its residents lack access to clean drinking water, and access to medical care is severely curtailed.

Reporting both live and virtually from Bonn, Germany, The Global Festival of Ideas launched its three day revolutionary “playable conference” today with word that it’s not too late for you to chime in. The “Playable Conference” is mixing digital platforms, ‘trialing’ new ideas and fostering innovative collaborations to catalyze heretofore

End extreme poverty. Fight inequality and injustice. Fix climate change. In just 17 steps. Over the course of 15 years. Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is 17 aspirational “Global Goals,” which are also referred to as the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). There are 169 targets