The Carbon Clock Is Ticking: We Have One Year to Avert Climate Catastrophe

By Nika Knight Originally published on CommonDreams.org    Our window of time to act on climate may be shrinking even faster than previously thought. We may only have one year remaining before we lock in 1.5ºC of warming—the ideal… Read More

Paris Climate Agreement Demands a Radical Transformation Rather Than Risky Technologies for Climate Protection

From Friends of the Earth: BERLIN/AECHEN – One week ahead of the coming-into-force of the Paris Climate Agreement, the German Catholic Bishops’ Organisation for Development Cooperation (MISEREOR), Friends of the Earth Germany (BUND), and the Heinrich Böll Foundation… Read More

Salvadoran Roundtable on Climate Change Urges Government to Abandon REDD

In September 2016, the El Salvador Round-table on Climate Change released a statement urging the government to abandon its REDD plans. The statement is posted here in full, and is available in Spanish here. Statement of the Salvadoran Round-table… Read More

Broken Records Define The Climate Crisis

Originally published on DeSmogBlog   By David Suzuki We’re living in a time of records. More renewable energy came on stream in 2015 than ever — 147 gigawatts, equal to Africa’s entire generating capacity — and investment in… Read More

A Victory for President Obama and a Defeat for the Planet

Counterpunch.org recently published Eric Mann’s piece titled, “The Paris Climate Talks: a Victory for President Obama, a Defeat for the Planet and a Challenge to the Climate Justice Movement.” Mann’s organization, the Labor/Community Strategy Center, came to Paris… Read More

Call for a mass citizen gathering to declare the state of climate emergency!

Mobilized to tackle the climate emergency and the need for social justice, to support the struggles against all forms of domination, and to help the impacted populations, we are extremely worried about the current state of COP21 negotiations…. Read More

LISTEN: Civil and Uncivil Society in Climate Activism, COP21

Prior to taking off to Paris for COP21, University of Southern California international relations professor Shannon Gibson spoke to Uprising Radio host Sonali Kolhatkar about the role of civil and uncivil society in climate activism. Outside the meeting, where climate… Read More

Paths Beyond Paris: Movements, Action and Solidarity Towards Climate Justice

After over 20 years of international climate change negotiations, talks continue to move further away from identifying the root causes of the climate crisis. These short, sharp articles highlight years of struggle, passion and commitment towards environmental, social… Read More

Activists Stage Treesit in Paris Alongside COP21

Early this morning, December 3rd, 2015, three activists from three separate forest occupation groups across Europe ascended a tree in Parc Monceau, a public park in Paris, France. Activists representing the Hambach forest occupation in Germany,  the Stop… Read More

Climate Justice: More ‘hot air’ from Heads of States as Climate Summit opens

IBON International Updates #7 (Paris, France, December 1, 2015) – Over 130 Heads of State have arrived in Paris in an attempt to sign a new global agreement, amidst high expectations of people all around the world for… Read More