While water and fire descend over more and more places in the world and torment society, the climate movement is holding itself hostage in a paralyzing division.
After an addictive period of progress and as the result of several, mutually reinforcing crises, in the Great Unraveling the world is falling apart both ecologically and socially. That process now has a name: polycrisis.
What keeps us, individually and collectively, from stepping back, and curtailing our lifestyles and economies to such a degree that they fit perfectly with stable climate dynamics?
The corporate climate pledges of 24 of the worlds’ largest ‘climate leader’ companies are misleading and their strategies insufficient. Long-term net-zero pledges distract from the fact that climate pledges for 2030 go less than halfway to what is required to stay below the 1.5°C temperature limit.
A new study analyzes the factors that drive environmental concern among Europeans in an effort to understand how we can bolster popular support for combatting climate change.
The United Nations Climate Change Conference COP27 outcome results in an agreement to provide “loss and damage” funding for vulnerable countries hit hard by climate disasters. When, and how much, money will reach the affected countries remains unclear. No decisions were made to effectively limit climate change.
All the LNG panic plans lead to yet another big threat to the climate: overshoot of the remaining carbon budget, thus leading to even higher temperatures.
Driving an EV is better for the climate. But that does not mean everyone can have their own. That would make climate problems even worse.
Introducing zero waste systems in cities around the world would be one of the quickest ways to reduce global heating, finds a new report. The waste sector accounts for 3.3% of global greenhouse gas emissions, and a fifth of global methane emissions.
Fridays for Future is going out on the streets across the world to demand climate finance and reparations for Loss and Damages. This is in time for the upcoming UN Climate Summit, COP 27 in Egypt.