(Trip Van Noppen wrote this blog post after marching last week with more than 300,000 others in The People’s Climate March through the streets of New York City.)
For the citizens of the nations represented by the Alliance of Small Island States, climate change is not an abstract threat. They face immediate danger today.
Formally released today at the United Nations Climate Summit, Tackling the Challenge of Climate Change: A Near-Term Actionable Mitigation Agenda was commissioned by the Republic of Nauru, Chair of the Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS) and written by 30 leading climate and energy experts from around the world.
Sam Wright is a pro bono attorney with the Northeast regional office in New York, NY.
Sam graduated from Brooklyn Law School, where he was the recipient of the Lisle Scholarship, the CALI Award for Academic Excellence in Environmental Law and the Judge I. Leo Glasser Prize, and was Vice President of the Environmental Law Society and Associate Managing Editor of the Journal of Corporate, Financial and Commercial Law.