All Articles on COP24

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Feeling Blue About Climate Change? You're Not Alone
We need to hold fiercely to a vision of the future we want to see and work like hell to make it a reality
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10 Good Things About 2018
There is light at the end of the tunnel, and here are some rousing points of light from 2018, both domestic and international
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10 Costliest Climate-Driven Extreme Weather Events of 2018 Caused at Least $84.8B in Damage: Analysis
"The world's weather is becoming more extreme before our eyes—the only thing that can stop this destructive trend from escalating is a rapid fall in carbon emissions."
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The transition to renewable energy can be greatly accelerated if the world’s governments finally bring the engineers to the fore. (Photo: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images) Views
For Climate Safety, Call in the Engineers
When world leaders convene at the UN next September to advance climate safety further, the world’s leading engineers should greet them with a global framework for action
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As Cuomo Touts Green New Deal for New York, Critics Warn 'Empty Rhetoric' Just as 'Dangerous as Inaction'
"A true Green New Deal for New York must include a moratorium on all new fossil fuel infrastructure and a commitment to transition New York to 100 percent renewable energy by 2030."
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Despite US, Russian & Saudi Opposition, Climate Summit Reaffirms Paris Goals
"The agreements reached are wholly inadequate and do not reflect the urgency of the climate crisis we are in. But they might have a positive psychological effect, in keeping the Paris goals alive and encouraging governments to encourage companies and consumers to take action."
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'Morally Unacceptable': Final Deal Out of COP24 Sorely Lacking in Urgency and Action, Climate Campaigners Say
"The weak outcome of this COP runs contrary to stark warnings of the IPCC report and growing demand for action from citizens."
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As Grassroots Momentum Surges, Over 300 Local Officials From 40 States Declare Support for Green New Deal
"We must protect our planet through actions big and small to wean ourselves from fossil fuels. There is no greater imperative."
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A young person sporting a #ClimateStrike shirt at the COP24 summit in Katowice, Poland on Friday holds up her hands to display a message: "My Future in Your Hands." News
COP24 Organizers Accused of Censoring Climate Campaigners While Letting Pro-Fossil Fuel Message Flourish
New reporting by Agence France-Presse shows U.N. organizers asked for "dirty energy" reference to be removed from video that would be projected within summit venue
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Protesters known as the "yellow vests" displayed a French flag altered to show dates of important protests, including 1968 and 2018, as they marched on Paris’ famed Champs-Elysees on Saturday. (Photo: Michel Euler / AP) Views
Taking French Lessons: The Power of the 'Yellow Vests'
Through weeks of mass direct action, the French have shown their government who is boss, and elected officials have been forced to accept and acquiesce—at least to an extent. It is a dynamic we can only dream of here in the U.S.
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