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Climate Change

A choice for humanity

From: The United Nations in the 21st Century


This chapter explores how the UN’s concern for environmental issues showcases how the organization has evolved to respond to the evolving needs of humanity



Douglas Roche

DOUGLAS ROCHE was Canada's Ambassador for Disarmament to the UN from 1984 to 1989, serving as Chairman of the UN Disarmament Committee in 1988. He is an author, parliamentarian, and diplomat, who has specialized throughout his forty-year public career in peace and human security issues.