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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Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of UNFCCC, to Speak at UMass Boston

Apr 02, 2013 No Comments

On April 24th, 2013, from 2-3:30pm, Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the UNFCC, will present a lecture at UMass Boston. The lecture is entitled “From Climate Conflict to Climate Action: Capturing the Greatest Opportunities of Our Generation.” Managing and overcoming conflict is central to finding solutions to global climate change. As Executive Secretary of the [...]

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UMASS Boston’s Center for Governance and Sustainability with a faculty-student delegation at UNEP Governing Council

Feb 20, 2013 No Comments

The delegation of the Center for Governance and Sustainability at UMass Boston, host of the GEG Project, continued its participation at UNEP’s 27th Governing Council and Global Ministerial Environmental Forum. Prof. Maria Ivanova, Co-Director of the Center and faculty at the McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies, and two research associates, Daniel Zaleznik [...]

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