International Organizations

  • World Bank Refers to "Moral Duty" to Halt Climate Change

    September 03, 2014

    The World Bank's special envoy for climate change has called on developed countries to fulfill their "moral responsibility" to combat global warming and predicts calls from attendees at a UN conference of small island nations for climate change to be considered an issue of "justice" and "rights."

  • UN Creates Cataclysmic Weather Forecasts to Publicize Summit

    September 03, 2014

    A series of videos the UN is using to publicize an upcoming climate summit in New York contains imaginary weather forecasts set in 2050 depicting near-apocalyptic floods, searing heat, and other massive natural disasters caused by global warming.

  • OSCE Pushes Ukrainian Judges to Apply ECHR Case Law

    September 03, 2014

    The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe ("OSCE") held two summer schools for Ukrainian judges for the purposes of educating them on implementing the provisions of the European Convention on Human Rights and the holdings of the European Court of Human Rights ("ECHR").

  • Obama Seeks to Bypass Congress with Climate Deal

    August 29, 2014

    The New York Times reports that because he would be unable to receive support for a legally binding climate treaty in the U.S. Congress, President Barack Obama will push for a deal in which an existing 1992 climate treaty is updated with "voluntary pledges," thus bypassing the need for ratification.

  • UN Body Warns of "Irreversible Impacts" of Global Warming

    August 29, 2014

    In a draft report, the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, which some argue has engaged in speculation and alarmism on global warming, says that unless action is taken quickly to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, worldwide impacts of climate change could be "irreversible."

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