All Articles on COP24

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After 30 Years Studying Climate, Scientist Declares: "I've Never Been as Worried as I Am Today"
And colleague says "global warming" no longer strong enough term. "Global heating is technically more correct because we are talking about changes in the energy balance of the planet."
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Global Divestment Movement Celebrates Vow of 1,000 Institutions, With Nearly $8 Trillion in Assets, to Ditch Fossil Fuels
"The momentum has been driven by a people-powered grassroots movement—it's ordinary people pushing their local institutions to take a stand against the fossil fuel industry."
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Teenage Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg, seeing little hope for a good outcome at COP24, just called for a global climate strike to take place Friday News
'Whoever You Are, Wherever You Are, We Need You': 15-Year-Old Greta Thunberg Calls for Global Climate Strike
"Science has clearly told us that we need to act now to keep the planet within 1.5 degrees of warming," the young climate activist says in calling for day of action on Friday
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U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres News
Concluding #COP24 Without Bold Climate Action Plan 'Would Be Suicidal,' UN Chief Warns
"I do not want my granddaughters or anybody else's to suffer the consequences of our failures," says António Guterres, calling on world leaders to finalize an ambitious rulebook for the Paris agreement
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arctic sea ice News
'An Indication of What's Coming': Melting at North and South Poles Worse Than Previously Thought
While NOAA's annual report shows the Arctic has lost 95 percent of its oldest, thickest ice, NASA researchers have observed ice retreat in East Antarctica—a region they'd believed was stable
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As Demand for Urgent Transformation Intensifies, New Study Shows Hotter Planet Making Extreme Weather Deadlier
"Hurricanes and wildfires and bleaching and drought... they're happening to us right now, and we face new and challenging risks of how they're going to affect us in the future."
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The Longview Power Plant, a coal-fired plant, stands on August 21, 2018 in Maidsville, West Virginia. News
As Trump Pushes Planetary Destruction at COP24, Investors Holding $32 Trillion Demand Bold Climate Action
'The transition to a low carbon economy presents numerous opportunities to create value, and investors who ignore the changing world do so at their own peril'
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"In the two months since our first action, we have expanded more than we imagined," Liam Geary Baulch, a U.K.-based Extinction Rebellion activist, told The Guardian. "We are now planning to change our structure so it can accommodate up to two million people." (Photo: Extinction Rebellion) News
As Uprising Spreads Across Globe, Naomi Klein and Noam Chomsky Among Signers of Open Letter Backing Extinction Rebellion
"The climate crisis is worsening much faster than previously predicted. This desperate situation can't continue."
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'These False Solutions Are a Joke': Trump's Pro-Coal Panel at COP24 Shut Down With Laughter by Climate Campaigners
"Trump's attempts to pander to coal industry executives despite deafening alarms that burning more fossil fuels will lead to more destructive climate catastrophes is more than just willful ignorance—it's criminally irresponsible."
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COP24 News
US, Russia, Saudi Arabia, and Kuwait Launch 'Ludicrous' Effort to 'Sabotage' Support for Key UN Climate Study
Politicians, activists, and experts sharply condemned the move, emphasizing that "we are talking about the future of the world."
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