B.S. Alert: The Katowice Declaration on Forests for Climate

CHRIS LANGREDD-MONITOR.ORG Before the UN climate meeting started in Katowice last week, the Polish government put out a statement about its presidency of COP24. Predictably, the Polish government’s statement makes no mention of the necessity of keeping fossil… Read More

WATCH: Direct Action is the Antidote to Despair

Global Justice Ecology Project Executive Director Ann Petermann spoke at the Global Climate Convergence in New York City on Sept. 19, 2014. Petermann presented at the opening plenary session and hosted a joint workshop with Dr. Rachel Smolker,… Read More

Time is Now to Act and Prevent Environmental Catastrophe

100 academics, authors, politicians and campaigners from across the world call for action to address climate change In our complex, interdependent global ecosystem, life is dying, with species extinction accelerating. The climate crisis is worsening much faster than… Read More

‘Brutal’ New Research Offers Global ‘Reality Check’ As World Leaders Discuss Paris Accord Goals at COP24

By Jessica CorbettCommonDreams.org As world leaders are meeting at the COP24 in Poland to discuss how to achieve goals outlined in the 2015 Paris climate agreement, scientists and activists are raising alarm about “brutal” new research published by the Global… Read More

Menu at UN Climate Conference Could Contribute 4,000 Metric Tons of Greenhouse Gases

KATOWICE, Poland— New analysis from the Center for Biological Diversity, Farm Forward and Brighter Green today finds that the meat-heavy menu at the United Nations’ Framework Convention on Climate Change conference COP24 could contribute more than 4,000 metric tons of greenhouse… Read More

Coal is King at UN Climate Talks in Poland

This week, countries gather in Katowice, Poland, for the latest round of UN climate negotiations, known as COP24. Their plan is to try to agree on how to implement the 2015 Paris Agreement. However, the Polish Government has… Read More