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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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Biden condemns ICC bid to arrest Israeli leaders, sparking global outcry

A panel of ICC judges will determine whether to issue arrest warrants for any of the suspects. President Biden criticized the ICC’s actions as “outrageous.”

1,3-dichloropropene: The dangerous, sweet-smelling pesticide you’ve never heard of

Regulatory loopholes allow more than 30 million pounds of a cancer-causing pesticide to be sprayed on U.S. crops.

Reintroduction of 170 European bison could help remove CO2 equivalent of 43,000 cars, study...

A new study by researchers from Yale University and Memorial University of Newfoundland has found that a herd of 170 bison being reintroduced to the Țarcu mountains of Romania could help sequester carbon dioxide emissions.

Nevada pushes for abortion rights as coalition submits over 200,000 signatures for ballot measure

This effort, spearheaded by Nevadans for Reproductive Freedom, underscores a critical moment in the ongoing national debate over abortion.

Toxic gaslighting: How 3M executives convinced a scientist the forever chemicals she found in...

As the EPA now forces the removal of the chemicals from drinking water, Kris Hansen wrestles with the secrets that 3M kept from her and the world.