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Slash Meat Consumption and Avert Climate Catastrophe, Says New Blueprint for 'Sustainable Food Future' by 2050
The report features 22 proposals to feed the growing human population
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UN Secretary General António Guterres seated next to 15-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg, who explained that while the world consumes an estimated 100 million barrels of oil each day, "there are no politics to change that. There are no politics to keep that oil in the ground. So we can longer save the world by playing by the rules, because the rules have to be changed." (Photo: UNFCC COP24 / Screenshot) News
'We Have Not Come Here to Beg World Leaders to Care,' 15-Year-Old Greta Thunberg Tells COP24. 'We Have Come to Let Them Know Change Is Coming'
"We can no longer save the world by playing by the rules," says Greta Thunberg, "because the rules have to be changed."
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“Some people say that I should be in school instead. Some people say that I should study to become a climate scientist so that I can ‘solve the climate crisis’. But the climate crisis has already been solved. We already have all the facts and solutions.”(Photo: @StrikeClimate) Views
“Since Our Leaders Are Behaving Like Children, We Will Have to Take Responsibility”
Children from Canada, Australia and Sweden are taking the lead on climate change
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Act Urgently Now, David Attenborough Declares, Because 'Collapse of Our Civilizations and Extinction of Much of the Natural World on the Horizon'
"The people have spoken," said the British naturalist speaking on behalf of the People's Seat at the UN climate summit in Poland. "Leaders of the world, you must lead. The continuation of civilization and the natural world on which we depend, is in your hands."
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Activists hold placards and shout slogans against the energy policy of the German government during an anti coal Protest on December 1, 2018 in Berlin, Germany. Protests are taking place today in Berlin and Cologne ahead of the United Nations COP 24 climate conference that will begin tomorrow in Katowice, Poland. (Photo: Michele Tantussi/Getty Images) News
As Coal-Sponsored Climate Summit Opens, Campaigners Declare, 'Business as Usual' Not an Option
Time's running out to save a livable planet, say groups, so #keepitintheground
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 Climate activists hold a sign outside COP21 in Paris on Dec. 12, 2015. News
A Good Step Forward But Not Enough, Say Climate Campaigners of EU's Proposal to Go Climate Neutral by 2050
"We must massively and speedily transform our society to phase out fossil fuels in the next decade, not thirty years' time"
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The People's Demands for Climate Justice News
To Boot Big Polluters From COP24, Global Groundswell Backs "People's Demands for Climate Justice"
Unified call urges delegates at upcoming United Nations climate conference to come up with "real solutions that are just, feasible, and essential"
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Warnings of 'Destructive and Irreversible Impacts' as Greenhouse Gases Hit Highest Levels in 3-5 Million Years
"The science is clear," says the head of the World Meteorological Organization. "The window of opportunity for action is almost closed."
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G20 News
Despite Vows to Act, Ongoing Fossil Fuel Subsidies Show G20 Nations Failing Climate Test
Considering current emissions, global temperature is on track to rise by about 3.2°C. As one expert put it, "the G20 is not moving fast enough."
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IPCC presser News
UN Experts Warn of 'Climate Catastrophe' by 2040 Without 'Rapid' and 'Unprecedented' Global Action
"The climate crisis is here and already impacting the most vulnerable," notes's program director. "Staying under 1.5ºC is now a matter of political will."
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