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Those on the front lines of climate change should be empowered to be central to its solution | TheHill – The Hill

Now that world leaders and teams of negotiators have left Glasgow, Scotland from the 26th annual Conference of Parties (COP 26) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, we return to our individual nations with a collective and existential…

The comic cries of climate apocalypse — 50 years of spurious scaremongering – New York Post

The recent UN climate summit in Glasgow was predictably branded our “last chance” to tackle the “climate catastrophe” and “save humanity.” Like many others, US climate envoy John Kerry warned us that we have only nine years left to avert…

Calling climate change a ‘crisis’ doesn’t do what you think – Grist

The way people talk about our overheating planet has been getting pretty spicy. Bland, neutral-sounding phrases like global warming are out; evocative words like crisis and emergency are in. Some activists have argued that more urgent language will jolt people…

COP26 Prepared the World to Beat Climate Change – The Wall Street Journal

In diplomacy and governing, there are few permanent victories, mostly hard-fought opportunities to make continued progress with continued attention. I often think of Benjamin Franklin’s comment to a young citizen after the delegates finished drafting the Constitution in Philadelphia, promising…

In the Fight Against Climate Change, Young Voices Speak Out – The New York Times

This article is part of a special report on Climate Solutions, which looks at efforts around the world to make a difference. The climate conference in Scotland, known as COP26, concluded last week with an assortment of promises and agreements…

Technology Not Treaties will Reduce Global Warming – State of the Planet

As we leave COP26 behind, we see both progress against climate change and frustration about the strength and likely effectiveness of the agreement reached. Over the past two decades, climate change has moved from the fringe to the center of…

As Climateers Reach Deal, COP26’s Carbon Footprint Has Doubled Since 2019

Earlier on Saturday, the nations gathered for the COP26 climate summit reached a deal. This comes after live updated reporting from The New York Times included a headline that noted “Negotiations Stretch Into the Night,” and went on to point…

COP26 inches to a close, for the first time including language on coal and fossil fuels phaseout

Watching the UNFCCC livestream UN Climate Change conferences are reknowned for running extensively into overtime with last minute negotiations to try and salvage a way forward through the consensus process. Draft texts are issued, debated, watered down, reissued, debated and…

UN Secretary General speech at #COP26: “We know what must be done” as negotiations centre on draft decision texts

[embedded content] UN Secretary General setting the tone for the final days of negotiations, arguing we need ambition in the COP26 decision text and in the CMA (Paris Agreement) Decision text. The Draft decision text as of Friday morning still…

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