Category Archives: United Nations Climate Change Conference

Hopenhagen: Habitat for Endangered Species

This is a guest post by Leda Huta, Executive Director of the Endangered Species Coalition, for the Hopenhagen blog, a grassroots movement to build public support for a strong international climate agreement at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen in December. It is also posted at the Take Part website, a cause-related site that is a project of Participant Media. The world’s attention is finally focused on the harm climate change presents and serious actions are being taken.… Continue reading

Prognosis for Polar Bears: 75 Years

The recently released Presidential Report on Climate Change addresses the significant risk to several species of climate change related population loss or extinction. Among the most vulnerable is the polar bear.The report projects that two thirds of the world’s polar bears could be gone by 2050 and there could be no wild polar bears in Alaska by 2085 unless immediate action is taken to address climate change. According to the White House report Global Climate Change Impacts in the United… Continue reading