UN Puts a Stamp on Climate Change
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Today the UN will is offering a set of 6 postage stamps on the theme of climate change. Each stamp is based on images from Gary Braasch's book Earth Under Fire: How Global Warming is Changing the World. The UN designated 2008 as the "Year of Planet Earth" and the stamps are part of a larger environmental educational campaign. Other stamps this year include the "We Can End Poverty" and "Sports for Peace" collections.
The stamps will be issued in US, Swiss, Frank and Euro denominations. You can find the UN Climate Change Stamps online, but the stamps can only be mailed from the UN Headquarters in New York for US denominations or the Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland for Swiss denominations.More on Environmental StampsStamp Your Letters with Endangered SpeciesSnail Mail in Style: Eames Stamps ReleasedPollinators in Peril Immortalized on StampsKiwis Lick Renewable Energy