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National Geographic Channel to Host 50 Voter Registration Events and Screenings of Leonardo Dicaprio's 'BEFORE THE FLOOD' Doc at U.S Colleges

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In a release tied to National Voter Registration Day on September 27, 21st Century Fox's National Geographic Channel has announced a dynamic new partnership with Rock the Vote and theSkimm to educate new voters about climate change ahead of this year's U.S. Presidential Election. At more than 50 college campuses nationwide, Nat Geo will host screenings of its new documentary Before the Flood, Leonardo DiCaprio's personal journey detailing the effects of climate change on the planet. The screenings will double as voter registration events, engaging Americans to exercise their right to vote.

UN Global Compact Welcomes Historic COP21 Paris Agreement

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Paris, December 14, 2015 /3BL Media/ –  UN Global Compact Executive Director Lise Kingo welcomed the historic climate agreement adopted by 195 countries in Paris at COP21:

BSR COP21 Daily Dispatch: Day 11

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Editor’s Note

During an interview I had with a journalist this morning, the reporter noted the significant presence of business at COP this year. He called it a “full-court press.”

Business Leaders Come to Paris to Show Support for International Climate Agreement and Showcase Solutions at Caring for Climate Business Forum

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PARIS, December 8, 2015/3BL Media/ – Unprecedented corporate engagement on key climate issues including carbon pricing, finance, responsible policy engagement and science-based targets were announced today at the conclusion of the Caring for Climate (C4C) Business Forum, the official avenue for business at the Conference of Parties (COP) event in Paris.

Secretary Kerry and UN Special Envoy Bloomberg Welcome International Mayors for Our Cities, Our Climate

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Originally posted on State.gov 
 

October 14, 2015 /3BL Media/ - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Michael R. Bloomberg, U.N. Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Cities and Climate Change, will welcome mayors from major global cities to the State Department at 12:30 p.m. on October 8 for the “Our Cities, Our Climate” working sessions and luncheon.

To Bomb or Not to Bomb—Which Rationality? Whose Debate?

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The TakeAway: The swirl of action surrounding whether or not to intervene militarily in Syria tends to overlook opportunities, beyond polling, for average people to weigh in. That’s bad for deliberative democracy—especially when military power is involved.

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