Sunday, April 21, 2024

Tag: Paris Agreement

Crossing the threshold: The world’s first 12-Month period above 1.5°C

"Rapid reductions in greenhouse gas emissions are the only way to stop global temperatures increasing."

Corporate promotion of carbon capture and storage contradicts science, study finds

Report shows oil and gas companies are spreading confusion over the science of climate change solutions, leading to “misguided” ideas behind CCS use.

Humans must focus on more than carbon dioxide to meet Paris...

“We need to cut the short-lived pollutants so that there are no short-term catastrophes in the next 25 years, without losing track of the long term.”

Other casualties of Putin’s war in Ukraine: Russia’s climate goals and science

Environmental concerns are at risk of being laid aside during wartime.

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.

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The Fourth Amendment is Not for Sale Act and the battle against government spying

The FANFSA, passed with a 219-199 vote, garnered support from both sides of the aisle, with 96 Democrats and 123 Republicans backing the bill.

20 percent of common produce carry unhealthy levels of pesticides new report says

Of the 59 common produce items evaluated, popular produce like strawberries, green beans and potatoes posed the highest risks.

US diplomacy thwarts Palestinian UN membership amid claims of supporting statehood leaked cable shows

This diplomatic maneuvering seeks to avoid a U.S. veto, which would publicly align the country against Palestinian self-determination.

Progressive International unveils database exposing global right-wing network threatening democracies

This database, which results from a year of meticulous research, exposes the mechanisms through which these forces erode democratic norms and foster geopolitical instability.
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How Trump is following Hitler’s playbook

History shows there are no “one-day” dictatorships. When democracies fall, they typically fall completely.