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Tag: COP26

Fossil fueled foreign policy: Why COP26 flopped

Western observers want to blame India for the failure of the U.N. climate talks. Not so fast.

The big industry that COP26 failed to tackle

Our broken and inhumane food system is a huge source of emissions, so why isn’t it a major part of the climate solution?

At COP26, Indigenous, black, and brown activists offer radical solutions for...

While elites fixate on technological fixes such as “net zero” emissions, communities of color fear it will disproportionately impact them and instead demand a just phasing out of oil and gas—and a seat at the table.

The carbon capture plants that COP26 didn’t discuss

The time has come to stop viewing these plants with a blind eye and start to use them in an effective way.

Glasgow pact slammed for betraying the global poor who suffer most...

“Once again, the UN climate summit just prioritized the voices of the privileged and not those that are most affected by the climate crisis.”

U.S. and China announce surprise climate agreement at COP26

The agreement was light on details but significant nonetheless.

Governments are sending oil executives to COP26 despite climate pledges. Here’s...

A DeSmog analysis found that the delegations from multiple countries are heavily drawn from their oil ministries and even large oil companies. Shell and other publicly traded oil giants are also attending the climate proceedings under the cover of trade groups.

Greta Thunberg accuses world leaders of ‘pure madness’ for climate failures...

"Are we fighting to save ourselves and our living planet or are we fighting to maintain business as usual? Our leaders say we can have both, but the harsh truth is that is not possible."

Brazil climate delegation includes meat giants linked to deforestation, despite country’s...

The COP26 delegation includes the CEO of Minerva Foods, and the chair of Marfrig, two of the world’s largest beef companies. Critics say their presence “smacks of greenwashing.”

COP 26: Can a singing, dancing rebellion save the world?

COP Twenty-six! That is how many times the UN has assembled world leaders to try to tackle the climate crisis. But the...

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Apologist for Tucker Carlson’s racism: Glenn Greenwald

These vehement defenses of the most influential media purveyor of the racist “replacement” theory are destructive efforts to launder hate by a once-admirable journalist.

CPAC goes to Hungary

CPAC Hungary shows that a kind of far right international is forming.

Why Michigan public school parents might be too strong of a match for Betsy...

Parents in DeVos’s backyard tell right-wing radicals, “No thank you to divisive, partisan agendas in schools.”

When it comes to Guns, the US is a third world country run by...

Trump may have derided sh*thole countries, but he and his ilk are exactly the people who have turned America into one.

Faith leaders, teachers mobilize for protests at NRA’s Houston meeting in wake of Uvalde...

"Don't look away," said one advocacy group. "Rally against the NRA."