Cop Out at COP23 in Bonn: Climate change, false solutions and profit-based schemes

Then-UN Climate Chief Christina Figueres addresses the climate march in Durban, South Africa in 2011 about the progress being made in the negotiations.  South African anti-privatization activist Virginia Setshedi looks on in horrified disbelief.  Photo: Langelle-GJEP photolangelle.org Cross-Posted… Read More

Bonn Climate talks: Too little, too late

Photo and post courtesy photolangelle, November 21, 2017 Tetet Nera-Lauron from IBON INTERNATIONAL (with offices in the Philippines, Africa, Latin America and Caribbean, and Europe) wrote the featured article below after the UN Climate Summit in Bonn, Germany ended on Saturday…. Read More

COP23: Trump’s Delegation Calling for More Fossil Fuels Decried as ‘Absurd’

“And we proudly stand up and tell you to ‘Keep it in the ground,” protesters sang out during a U.S.-sponsored event pushing fossil fuels at the UN climate summit in Bonn, Germany on Monday.(Photo: Twitter/@SustainUS)   Protesters interrupted… Read More

Climate Chaos & New Records in Europe: Hurricanes, Wildfires – What Next?

UN Climate Conference, Durban, South Africa 2011.  Photolangelle.org GJEP Note: Climate chaos claims more victims: Hurricane Ophelia which just brought havoc to Ireland and the UK, is the farthest east storm ever recorded at its strength.  Meanwhile, one… Read More

A look at the 2014 Climate March in New York City three years later

A march for climate justice in Durban, South Africa in 2011 during the UN Climate Conference there.  PhotoLangelle.org I wrote the following piece in July 2014 while in Venezuela for a gathering of climate justice activists meeting in… Read More

While All Eyes on Trump, Climate Change Rears its Ugly Head

A fitting article for the last day of the UN Climate Conference in Marrakech where, Trump or no Trump, once again, nothing useful got done. The North Pole is an insane 36 degrees warmer than normal as winter… Read More

COP22 Protest and Die In for Environmental Justice for Safi and Imider, Morocco

Marrakech, Morocco — At COP22 on Thursday afternoon, a group of twenty international activists staged a die-in at the Office Chérifien des Phosphates (OCP) pavilion, in protest of the company’s environmental injustices in Morocco. Citing economic and health impacts, and dearth… Read More

Climate Talks in Morocco Amid Human Rights Violations, Corruption and Impunity

The annual UN Climate Talks started this week in Marrakech. While all eyes are glued to the (in)action of governments to address climate change, a piece written by Daniel Voskoboynik on The Verb explains more about the troubling… Read More

Earth Entered New Era of Anthropogenic Climate Disruption in September

Earth entered a new phase of era of anthropogenic climate disruption (ACD) in September, Truthout author Dahr Jamail writes. September 2016 will now be remembered as the month that Earth passed the threshold of 400 ppm of CO2 in the… Read More

IPCC Geo-Engineering Schemes Are Not Environmental Saviors

Lili Fuhr, heads the Ecology and Sustainable Development Department at the Heinrich Böll Foundation, recently published an editorial titled, “Radical Realism About Climate Change” on Project-Syndicate.org. In the piece, Fuhr argues that the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate… Read More