A Small Tax on Finance, A Giant Leap Forward for the Climate Fund

This week in the German city of Bonn, climate activists turned up the heat on government officials attending the UN climate talks, calling for a tiny tax on financial speculation to help pay for the fight against global warming. The action in the streets outside the...
Is the UN the Right Place to Talk About Climate?

Is the UN the Right Place to Talk About Climate?

BONN, GERMANY – When I told my friends that I was heading to Bonn, Germany for a session of the UN climate talks, they bemoaned the general lack of anything interesting to do here. Why not go to a city with verve, like Berlin — or at least one with some culture, like...