Gus Speth Gives Commencement Address for UMass Boston Class of 2013

Jun 03, 2013 No Comments

As the University of Massachusetts Boston class of 2013 celebrated their graduation on May 31, 2013, they were joined by environmental lawyer and activist James Gustave “Gus” Speth, for their official commencement address. The speech, typical of such remarks, provided a final shot of wisdom as the graduates seek success in a new phase of [...]

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Update: Christiana Figueres Interview on UMB Radio

May 15, 2013 No Comments

On May 5th, 2013, Dean Ira Jackson of the McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies interviewed Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the UNFCCC. The interview aired on the Commonwealth Journal Program of WUMB radio, available at 91.9 FM in the Metro Boston Area. Ms. Figueres has a wealth of experience working on the international environmental [...]

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Christiana Figueres Interview 5/5 at 7pm (EST)

May 05, 2013 No Comments

On May 5th at 7pm (EST), Dean Ira Jackson of the McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies will interview Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the UNFCCC. The interview will be on the Commonwealth Journal Program of WUMB radio, available at 91.9 FM in the Metro Boston Area, or online here. Ms. Figueres has [...]

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Christiana Figueres – How to Move “From Climate Conflict to Climate Action”

May 01, 2013 No Comments

On Wednesday, April 24th, Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Christiana Figueres visited UMass Boston for a series of speaking engagements. The centerpiece of  Figueres’ visit was this year’s Slomoff Lecture entitled, “From Climate Conflict to Climate Action: Capturing the Greatest Opportunities of Our Generation.” The talk started on a [...]

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Christiana Figueres Lectures at UMass Boston

Apr 26, 2013 No Comments

On Wednesday, April 24th, at UMass Boston, UNFCCC Executive Secretary Christiana Figueres gave a lecture on the future of climate change. As UNFCCC Executive Secretary, Ms. Figueres is the single most important person in the global fight against climate change. It is her job to coordinate the international response to climate change, to negotiate among [...]

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UPDATE: Live Webcast and Twitter Participation for Christiana Figueres Lecture

Apr 23, 2013 No Comments

THE PREVIOUSLY POSTED LINK FOR THE WEBCAST WAS INCORRECT. PLEASE FOLLOW THE NEW LINK PROVIDED BELOW.   On Wednesday, April 24th, UNFCCC Executive Secretary Christiana Figueres will present on climate change at the annual Slomoff Lecture at the UMass Boston. The lecture is entitled  “From Climate Conflict to Climate Action: Capturing the Greatest Opportunities of Our [...]

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