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

WATCH: Climate Change, Militarism and War – The Rise of a New Militant Climate Movement

Via Cca-glasgow.com: The Paris climate talks in December 2015 were a con. Despite agreeing a commitment to keep global warming to 1.5°C, the actual plans set forward by governments point to warming of between 2.4°C and 3.7°C –… Read More

WATCH: Trailer for COP21 Documentary ‘Not Without Us’

Note: For more critiques on the failures of the COP 21 Paris Accord, visit GJEP’s Paris Blog Via NotWithoutUs.com: Not Without Us follows seven multi-generational, grassroots activists from around the world as they head to Paris for the 21st session… Read More

WATCH: ‘Polluters Summit’ of Oil and Gas Companies Blocked in France

In the follow-up of the COP21 held in Paris last year, activists blocked the International Oil & Gas Deepwater Summit (MCE Deepwater Development Summit) held in Pau, France this week with civil disobedience and direct actions. Total, Shell, Exxon,… Read More

A Recipe for Burning the Planet. Cooked up by Kevin Conrad and the Aviation Industry

By Chris Lang Originally Published at Redd-Monitor.org For the past 10 years, Kevin Conrad has been working to push a carbon trading mechanism called REDD through the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. Last year, he turned his… Read More

¡Buen Vivir! Gallery Exhibit – Climate Change, System Change, Personal Change

The new show at the ¡Buen Vivir! Gallery for Contemporary Art–Climate Change, System Change, Personal Change–runs from Friday, March 4th to Friday April 29th at the ¡Buen Vivir! Gallery for Contemporary Art, 148 Elmwood Avenue in Buffalo, New York. This… Read More

Peoples’ Movement Initiatives Key To Climate Solutions

EcoWatch recently published an article by Osprey Orielle Lake, highlighting the alternative events that took place during the COP21 climate meetings in Paris. As Lake points out, these alternative events may be the most important proceedings to take place in December,… Read More

A successful climate summit, but no progress for climate justice?

The following post on Paris, from our friends at the Rosa Luxembourg Foundation, is very thoughtful and interesting, especially for anyone confused about how the outcomes of the UN Climate Conference in Paris can be described as both… Read More

To Change the Heart and Soul: How Elites Contained the Climate Justice Movement

By Herbert Docena “The object is to change the heart and soul” — Margaret Thatcher. On the final day of the UN summit (COP21) held in Paris in December 2015, thousands of people defied a ban on public gatherings… Read More

During Paris Climate Summit, Obama Signed Exxon-Koch-Backed Bill Expediting Pipeline Permits

 By Steve Horn  Just over a week before the U.S. signed the Paris climate agreement at the conclusion of the COP21 United Nations summit, President Barack Obama signed a bill into law with a provision that expedites permitting… Read More