Seattle’s Climate Strategy Pays Off

“Cities are the location of a lot of emissions because they’re centers of industry and population,” Mann said. “But they’re also laboratories for solutions. They’re going to generate the ideas the federal government will come back to, at some point, out of necessity.”
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U.S. Believes CCW Protocol that Provides Substantial Humanitarian Impact on the Ground is an Achievable Goal

“The United States continues to believe that a CCW Protocol on Cluster Munitions that provides a substantial humanitarian impact on the ground is an essential and achievable goal. A CCW Protocol along the lines of the Chair’s text that imposes meaningful requirements on the countries that are the major users and producers of cluster munitions ...
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New Measures Will Improve Ability to Prevent and Respond to Mass Atrocities and Serious Human Rights Violations

The new interagency Atrocities Prevention Board announced by President Obama today will develop cross-cutting strategies to prevent atrocities and ensure that senior officials throughout our government are warned about emerging threats. And , for the first time, we will explicitly bar persons identified as organizing or participating in war crimes, crimes against humanity, and certain ...
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