Industrial Nations Value Capitalism Over People At Climate Conference

By Anthony Karefa Rogers-Wright , Black Agenda Report. -

The cataclysms of the interlinked crises of COVID and climate change were elucidated this past year in ways that cannot be repudiated. Following the release of the International Panel on Climate [...]

‘Conference Of The Polluters’ Confirms Global Arson Needs Local Fire Extinguishers

By Desmond D’sa and Patrick Bond, Counter Punch. -

The United Nations COP26 Glasgow Climate Pact signed on November 14 is another confirmation of what we learned in Durban in 2011, at the 17th UN climate summit. As expressed by Indigenous [...]

Activists Hold ‘People’s Plenary’ In COP26 Hall As Protests Expected

By The Canary. -

The COP26 Coalition has released its declaration for climate justice. It states that: Climate change already impacts and threatens billions of lives, with billions more on the line: it is [...]

Climate Activists Confront World Leaders At Lavish COP26 Dinner

By Brett Wilkins, Common Dreams. -

Chanting "shame on you," activists rallied amid a heavy police presence Monday evening outside a swanky reception for world leaders and others attending the United Nations Climate Change [...]

Why Developing Countries Say Net-Zero Is ‘Against Climate Justice’

By Emily Pontecorvo, Grist. -

In less than a week, world leaders will convene in Glasgow for the most important climate conference of the year, the United Nations’ COP26. One of the biggest questions of the conference is [...]

Double Standard For Jessica Reznicek And Energy Transfer Partners

By Charlotte Grubb, Commondreams. -

Jessica Reznicek was sentenced to eight years in federal prison, ordered to pay millions in fines and labeled a terrorist by the government for her actions of civil disobedience that damaged the [...]

Honor Indigenous Communities Leading The Way On Climate Justice

By Jade Begay, In These Times. -

When Christopher Columbus landed on Turtle Island, which we now call North America, he brought with him a goal of making profit — of taking from the land and people to create commerce. Today, [...]

Black Community And Climate Justice

By Janvieve Williams Comrie, Afro Resistance. -

There is an easy correlation between the frequency and magnitude of climate-related disasters and the negative impact that has on human beings, especially on Black and Indigenous communities, who [...]

UN Report Could Be A Game-Changer For Climate Lawsuits

By Joseph Winters, Grist. -

The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s sixth assessment report, released on Monday, contained some of the group’s strongest language yet affirming the link between human [...]

Company Cancels Plans For Oil Pipeline Through Black Neighborhoods

By Molly Taft, Gizmodo. -

It’s hard to find good climate news these days–but there’s some out of Tennessee. A company that was set to build a hotly contested oil pipeline through Black neighborhoods in Memphis said on [...]

Objection To Geoengineering Spurs Debate About Social Justice In Science

By Haley Dunleavey, Inside Climate News. -

It was February in northern Sweden and the sun was returning after a dark winter. In the coming months the tundra would reawaken with lichens and shrubs for reindeer to forage in the permafrost [...]

In The Southeast, Climate Change Finds A Landscape Ravaged By Inequality

By Paul Gordon, In These Times. -

The southeastern United States sees more billion-dollar disasters than any other region in the country. The region also sees more different kinds of natural disasters than other parts of the [...]

Solidarity With Resistance To Extraction

By Don Fitz and the Gateway Green Alliance, Popular Resistance. -

People the world over are opposing fossil fuel extraction in an incalculable number of ways.  It is now clear that burning fossil fuels threatens millions of Life forms and could be laying the [...]

The Biggest Climate Trial of the Year Was a Chevron-Fueled ‘Charade’

By Dharna Noor, Gizmodo -

After a week of proceedings, the criminal trial for attorney Steven Donziger—who won a multibillion-dollar case against Chevron over pollution in the Amazon rainforest—wrapped up on Monday. In [...]

What Is Climate Feminism?

By Nicole Greenfield, EcoWatch. -

Last fall, two powerful hurricanes, Eta and Iota, slammed into Central America within two weeks of each other, causing massive flooding and landslides and affecting millions of people, primarily [...]