Monday, January 24, 2022

Tag: Paris Agreement

Banks due at UK’s ‘green’ investment summit ‘financed £700 billion in...

Citi, JPMorgan and Barclays among “world’s biggest financiers” of oil, gas and coal at government summit on green future.

IKEA to sell renewable energy in effort to be climate positive

“At IKEA, we want to become fully circular and climate positive by 2030, built on renewable energy and resources."

Investigation: How the meat industry is climate-washing its polluting business model

Growing global meat consumption threatens to derail the Paris Agreement, but that hasn’t stopped the meat industry insisting it is part of the solution to climate change.

New youth climate lawsuit launched against UK government on five year...

“If the wave of litigation and mobilization becomes a tidal wave, from South to North and across the generations, then governments will have no option but to listen.”

World’s banks have given $2.7 trillion to fossil fuels since Paris...

In this new decade, the climate emergency is clearer than ever, with emissions cuts of almost 5 percent necessary by 2030.

House passes Climate Action Now bill in first major climate change...

Three Republicans voted with House Democrats to approve the Climate Action Now bill – the first major climate change legislation in a decade.

5 things to know before next week’s critical UN climate talks

You can participate, too. Climate change is not some far-away phenomenon, it is here now and impacts people around the globe everyday.

Michael Bloomberg pledges $4.5 million to help US meet Paris Climate...

"America made a commitment, and as an American, if the government's not going to do it we all have responsibility."

A year of Resistance – and why I’m hopeful for 2018

Americans from all walks of life are now awake to the threats this administration poses to our democracy, our health, our climate and basic human rights.

France becomes first country to ban fracking and oil production

The plan is part of France’s commitment to the Paris climate agreement, and their larger plan of weaning the French economy from fossil fuels.

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Want true, wrenching, life-altering ‘grievances?’ Don’t look to right-wing base complaints

What social, ethnic, class or work group doesn’t have far more cause to feel disrespected, mistreated or exploited than Trump whiners?

Legislators urge Biden to overhaul drone program

Fifty legislators recently sent a letter to President Joe Biden requesting him to overhaul U.S. counterterrorism policy to center human rights and the protection of civilians.

Biden’s dangerous refusal to reverse Trump’s Western Sahara policy

The answer could determine the fate not just of the Western Sahara, but that of the entire international legal order for many decades to come.

US staged a coup in Ukraine – here’s why and how

The truth about the coup in Ukraine is that it hasn’t benefited anyone other than the warmongers.

A very long war

From Vietnam to Afghanistan and detours along the way.