The Age Of Imperialism Is Not Over

By Jason Hickel, Current Affairs. -

As the failure of COP26 sinks in, it is increasingly clear that our leaders have neither the courage nor the will to respond effectively to ecological breakdown. This is not surprising. The [...]

The Imperial Legacy Of Climate Change

By Larissa Kennedy, Tribune Magazine. -

The student movement is no stranger to protests and direct action. From marching against South African apartheid to fighting for justice for workers, students have a long history of daring to [...]

We Need Far More Radical Thinking Than Any COP26 Deal

By Paul Rogers, Open Democracy. -

Three issues arise directly from COP26. Firstly, the architects of the COP21 Paris agreement, Christiana Figueres and Laurence Tubiana, believe that yet more negotiations will have to follow [...]

Researchers Urge World Leaders At COP26 To Act On Science

By Bob Berwyn, Inside Climate News. -

Glasgow, Scotland - As COP26 delegates went into overtime Friday night, shaping the language of their final climate communiques into something all 197 countries could agree on, scientists from [...]

2.4 Degrees Is A Disaster – But COP Won’t Stop It

By Chris Saltmarsh, Tribune Magazine. -

Regardless of the outcome of COP26, one inevitability is that the rich and powerful celebrate whatever the conference produces as vital progress. Only a disaster on the level of COP15 in [...]

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 [...]

Glasgow First Draft Text Revealed

By Greenpeace International. -

Glasgow, Scotland – The first draft of the Glasgow final decision text at COP26 completely fails to mention fossil fuels, despite expert consensus on the need to end new coal, oil and gas [...]

Path To Extinction Or To A Livable Future

By Don Fitz, Popular Resistance. -

As climate change leads humanity’s march to Armageddon, data surfacing during late 2021 suggests that the march could be much briefer than previously thought.  “Nature is starting to emit [...]

Climate Activists To Target UK Airports This Weekend To Protest Expansion

By Helen Coffey, The Independent. -

Climate activists will target 10 UK airports this weekend to protest proposed expansion. Campaigners are planning to protest at Bristol, Doncaster-Sheffield, Gatwick, Glasgow, Leeds-Bradford, [...]

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 [...]

COP26 Will Showcase False Solutions That Protect Corporate Profits, Not The Planet

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

The COP 26 United Nations climate meeting is underway in Glasgow Scotland. Following the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's recent "Code Red" report that proves urgent action is [...]

Glasgow Climate Talks Are, In Many Ways, ‘Harder Than Paris’

By Bob Berwyn, Inside Climate News. -

To many following the decades-long journey of the United Nations climate negotiations, the 26th Conference of the Parties beginning Monday in Glasgow, Scotland looks like one of the last chances [...]

Global Citizens’ Assembly Planned To Address Climate Crisis

By Matthew Green/Reuters, News Trust. -

London - People around the world will have a chance to deliberate about responses to climate change under plans to convene a "Global Citizens' Assembly" to inform U.N. talks in Glasgow next year, [...]

Young Climate Leaders Conclude Mock COP26

By Olivia Rosane, Nation of Change. -

The youth-led Mock COP26 virtual conference concluded Tuesday with a treaty they hope world leaders will sign ahead of the official COP26 in November 2021. Mock COP26 participants presented [...]