"Neeraj Prasad, the World Bank's lead environmental specialist for East Asia and the Pacific as quoted by Environment News Service. Read the full story."
Ultimately, the cities hardest hit by climate change will be the ones least prepared
Whitney M. Young, civil rights leader
"Our offer is clear, and their response is not clear. The Iranian government needs to respond in a very clear way to the generous offer [from] the international community."
Ric Grenell, spokesman for the U.S. mission to UN. Read the full story.
"I owned the world that hour as I rode over it, free of the earth, free of the mountains, free of the clouds, but how inseparably I was bound to them."
Charles Lindbergh, American aviator
UN DISPATCH: If the UN is "crippled" in its position straddling this contentious border region, it is only because the governments of Ethiopia and Eritrea decided to cripple it, flouting international agreements and depriving it of fuel.
Margaret Chan, head of the World Health Organization's China unit, referring to the global gay community in the context of the AIDS epidemic, as quoted by Bloomberg.com