Thoughts from newly elected UNFCCC Executive Secretary

As doors open at today's convention, newly elected UNFCCC Executive Secretary, Christiana Figueres of Costa Rica, is already making headlines. Instead of focusing on promoting the hope of a long-standing legal accord, she has channeled her vision for the convention's success into these four areas of accomplishment:

Hello from UN COP 16!

The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change has finally arrived, and so has the University of Michigan Student Envoy! After managing through a lack of communication outlets, we are proud to finally be reporting from on site here in Cancun. Despite the initial sobering sentiment of little to no political advancement over the past …

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