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Can High-Tech Capitalism Address Climate Change?

Planet’s satellites plus AI, Marshall explained, can track a country’s trees, farmlands, coral reefs, coastal mangroves and smokestack emissions with incredible precision — down to three meters — and provide transparency to show which trees are being illegally logged by…

Young Climate Activists Say COP26 Has Unified Them

Activists who traveled from across the world to Glasgow to take part in the global climate talks and protest on the sidelines have expressed disappointment at what they see as empty promises from world leaders. Yet many also found a…

COP26 Protesters Back an Array of Causes, Connected by Climate Change

GLASGOW — Defying biting wind and steady rain, tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets of Glasgow on Saturday in noisy and colorful protests, calling on global leaders to take action drastic enough to match the scale of…

Young Women Are Leading Climate Protests. Guess Who Runs Global Talks?

GLASGOW — The week began with more than 130 presidents and prime ministers posing for a group photo in a century-old Baroque museum crafted from red sandstone. Fewer than 10 were women. Their median age, as their host at the…

Greta Thunberg Calls U.N. Climate Summit a ‘P.R. Event’

new video loaded: Greta Thunberg Calls U.N. Climate Summit a ‘P.R. Event’ transcript Back bars 0:00/1:15 –1:15 transcript Greta Thunberg Calls U.N. Climate Summit a ‘P.R. Event’ The activist Greta Thunberg criticized world leaders’ climate efforts, speaking to the thousands…

Decision Makers and Activists at Climate Summit Perceive ‘Urgent’ Differently

GLASGOW — The week began with more than 130 presidents and prime ministers posing for a group photo in a century-old Baroque museum crafted from red sandstone. Fewer than 10 were women. Their median age, as their host at the…

Greta Thunberg Assails Leaders Outside COP26 Climate Summit

Greta Thunberg, the 18-year-old Swedish climate activist whose school strike inspired young people the world over to take action on climate change, criticized world leaders on Friday for allowing the “exploitation of people and nature.” “The leaders are not doing…

Thousands Attend Glasgow Climate Protests

new video loaded: Thousands Attend Glasgow Climate Protests transcript Back bars 0:00/1:20 –1:20 transcript Thousands Attend Glasgow Climate Protests A march drew young activists from around the world, with attendees demanding climate justice from leaders at the United Nations summit….

At COP26, Youth Want Action, Accountability as Protesters Rally

GLASGOW — Thousands of climate activists from across the world have descended this week on the Scottish city of Glasgow, demanding that nations gathering for a global climate conference produce real, meaningful change. And some of the strongest and most…

Greta Thunberg, at COP26, Says Talks Are Becoming a ‘Greenwash Campaign’

Environmentalists, however, criticized the financing pledge as lacking in detail. Several key leaders, including President Xi Jinping of China, Vladimir V. Putin of Russia and Jair Bolsonaro of Brazil, were also criticized for not attending the event in person. Environmentalists…

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