“It is foolish to think that announcing new curbs in the Queen’s Speech will stop people taking to the streets to demand their government act to ensure a safe future.”
Source: Extinction Rebellion Vows to Fill the Streets in Response to UK’s New Protest Limits
By Nina Hall, Charles Lawrie and Sahar Priano | – To understand the agreement states reached at the COP26 climate …
Source: Climate activism has gone digital and disruptive, and it’s finally facing up to racism within the movement
Efforts are being blocked by the fossil fuel industry—probably the most powerful set of interests on earth.
Source: Opinion | It’s Not Human Stupidity That Is Blocking Climate Action, It’s Big Oil | Linda McQuaig
The new Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) climate assessment report, released on August 9, has finally stated in the most absolute terms that anthropogenic emissions are the cause behind global warming, and that we have no time left in the effort to keep temperature from crossing the 1.5 degrees Celsius threshold. If we fail to take immediate action, we can easily exceed 2 degrees Celsius by the middle of the century.
Source: Chomsky and Pollin: We Can’t Rely on Private Sector for Necessary Climate Action
A legacy of colonialism and 20th century international trade agreements, so-called “investor-state dispute settlements” are hampering moves to ditch fossil fuels.
Source: Opinion | How Corporate Courts Impede Efforts to Battle the Climate Crisis | Nick Dearden