Stakes Higher Than Ever, Climate Summit Aims to Be Turning Point for Global Action

September 12, 2014 12:48 PM

18 0

Stakes Higher Than Ever, Climate Summit Aims to Be Turning Point for Global Action

A United Nations chief dismayed at the lack of resolve toward the climate crisis; a daunting deadline for negotiating a new treaty; 125 or so heads of state; a sprawling agenda of fossil fuels, food, forestry and finance; a train of think tanks hauling gigabytes of green data; countless teach-ins, press conferences, art shows—plus tens or even hundreds of thousands of activists marching through midtown Manhattan, demanding action now.

Are these Climate Week events the makings of a turning point in the world's effort to escape the risks of climate change, or a formula for futility?

Read more

To category page

Loading...