|United Nations Conference on Climate Change in Copenhagen|
GZA member Dr. Orr Karassin — a GZA representative on the KKL-JNF board of directors — led the KKL-JNF delegation to the United Nations Conference on Climate Change (COP 15/MOP 5) Dec. 7 — 18, 2009 in Copenhagen. In 2007 she headed the KKL delegation to the United Nations Conference on Climate Change (COP 13/MOP 3) in Bali. In preparation for the conference in Copenhagen, Orr spearheaded the KKL-JNF position paper and successfully shepherded it through KKL-JNF approval.
You can read the position paper here:
And Orr's dispatches from Copenhagen are available here:
Israeli Nature Poll
"Climate change is one of the greatest challenges the state of Israel and other countries have ever faced."
- Dr. Orr Karassin
Did You Know?
Israel has nearly as many plant and animal species as California.
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