"A tipping point over climate"

On the eve of the UN Climate Summit, Darren Walker surveys progress in the fight to curb global warming and points to some critical next steps for governments, communities, and civil society organizations. “Amid a growing sense of fatigue and frustration over the world's ability to confront its climate challenges, the progress we are making in slowing deforestation stands as a powerful and pragmatic example of what can be done,” he writes.

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