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Trump Skips G20 Pandemic Preparedness Meeting as Covid-19 Cases Surpass 12 Million in US

"The president is not only missing from his post, but he's encouraging a mutiny."

Julia Conley, staff writer ·

Failing Test for Green Recovery, Tracker Shows G20 Nations Pumping $151 Billion Into Fossil Fuel Industry Amid Pandemic

"G20 leaders keep lying to themselves and their citizens as they prop up coal, oil, and gas with public money in the name of private financial return."

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·

Why $77 Billion a Year in Public Finance for Oil, Gas, and Coal Is Even Worse Than It Sounds

Right after the mostly-rich and powerful G2O countries signed the Paris Agreement with the goal of limiting global warming to 1.5ºC, they went home and continued with the business-as-usual public finance policies that directly undermined this goal.

Bronwen Tucker ·

New Report Details How G20 Nations Spend $77 Billion a Year to Destroy Climate

"Government money must instead support a just transition from fossil fuels that protects workers, communities, and the climate."

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·

Hundreds of Medical Professionals and Groups Say Covid-19 Stimulus Plans Must Be Prescriptions for #HealthyRecovery

"A truly healthy recovery... will not permit unabated climate change and deforestation, potentially unleashing new health threats upon vulnerable populations."

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·

Don't Delay Developing World Debt—Cancel It

Forcing indebted countries to repay debt while the global economy operates like a giant casino is unjust.

Nick Dearden ·

Ilhan Omar Joins Global Call for Debt Relief as Coronavirus Threatens to Push Developing Nations 'Over the Edge'

"We need to cancel all debt developing countries owe the World Bank and IMF," said the Minnesota Democrat.

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·

'World Leaders Seem in Denial': Demands for Radical Global Action on Coronavirus as Virtual G20 Summit Ends With Vague Promises

"Only the most radical reset, akin to a post-world war overhaul of the international economy, will allow us to rebuild the international economy in a way which means we can tackle future pandemics."

Jake Johnson, staff writer ·

Saudi’s Brave Women Pull Back the Curtain on Crown Prince MBS

How can the world’s leaders pretend that it is acceptable to meet in a country that imprisons and tortures peaceful women activists and bombs civilians in Yemen?

Medea Benjamin ·

Demands for Bold Climate Action Mount as 'All But Rainless' Australia Faces 'Catastrophic' Fire Danger

The extreme weather comes as a new report on G20 nations reveals that "Australia is behind [on] climate action in nearly every dimension."

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·