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UNFCCC closes the door literally on civil society demanding climate justice at COP25

Multiple civil society organisations including indigenous and environmental groups co-ordinated a protest outside the main Plenary – Baker Room this afternoon, to protest the lack of action during this COP on multiple fronts, and the continuing attack on the space…

This was the decade climate change slapped us in the face – The Verge

It was springtime at the start of a new decade when a series of explosions brought down the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig in April 2010, triggering the largest oil spill in US history. Footage of the plumes of oil gushing…

Call for Ambition at #COP25 by #Mad4Survival coalition lead by Marshall Islands

A press conference this morning at the United Nations climate Conference COP25 launched an ambition drive, Mad 4 Survival, spearheaded by the Climate Vulnerable Forum and lead by the Marshall Islands. Apporopriate that this is being launched on Human rights…

First Nobel Prize Summit to be held in Washington, D.C., April 29-May 1, 2020

(National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine) The first-ever Nobel Prize Summit, Our Planet, Our Future, will bring together Nobel Laureates and other world-renowned experts and leaders to advance new insights into global sustainable development and explore actions that need to be taken to ensure humanity’s future on a prosperous, stable, and resilient planet. The three-day summit will be held at the US National Academy of Sciences, with related events expected to be held at other institutions and venues throughout Washington, D.C.

Greta Thunberg highlights frontline and indigenous climate stories at COP25

At the UN Climate Conference today Greta Thunberg made only a short introductory speech at the Fridays for Future press conference, and used the occasion for young people and indigenous youth from around the world to tell their frontline stories…

Huge climate march in Madrid calls for action from COP25 as world faces climate emergency

Madrid turned out on mass to send a message to the delegates in the UN Climate Change Conference COP25 at Feria de Madrid on Friday night. Organisers estimated 500,000 people. whether this number is accurate is irrelevant, the crowds were…

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The planet faces a climate emergency – but activists need to strap in for the long haul | Alice Bell

Here we go. A nip in the air, the Christmas lights are up, Black Friday deals are still hanging around, and it is time once again for another international climate conference. The COP, or conference of the parties to give…

Mystery of the solar-powered ghost ship that washed ashore 3 years ago finally solved

When you live along the coast, you get accustomed to seeing some bizarre things wash ashore. Here’s one thing you’re not likely to forget, however: a solar-powered caravan-type houseboat, with no sign of a crew. Three years ago, that’s exactly…

Alarmists Want To Rebrand ‘Climate Change’ For Greater Shock Value

Climate change alarmists are pushing for a change in vocabulary to scare people into taking global warming more seriously, starting with terms like “global meltdown” and “climate collapse.” Writing for AdAge this week, Aaron Hall argues that in order to…