U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change conference in Cancun -- sat down for an interview with The Washington Post on Thursday evening.
Even as negotiators in Cancun struggled Friday to reach a modest climate accord at the U.N.-sponsored talks here, new temperature readings released by NASA's Goddard Institute of Space Studies show 2010 now ranks as the hottest climate year on record.
At a packed event here in Cancun focused on curbing deforestation, a couple of national leaders did something Wednesday afternoon that rarely happens in politics: They spoke the unvarnished truth.
CANCUN, Mexico -- The loneliest man at the Cancun climate conference? It just might be Alan Oxley of the group World Growth. Why? Oxley and his people are advocating deforestation. Or as they like to call it, "land conversion."
While there are plenty of predictable attendees at the Cancun climate talks--environmentalists, U.N. officials and various government ministers--there's also people like Babaji.
U.S. Geological Survey director Marcia McNutt loves Google's new Earth Engine, but she doesn't want people to forget that it's the Landsat satellite that provides much of the information for the the online tool.