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Paris Agreement

Landmark Inquiry in Philippines Backs Accountability for 'Climate-Polluting' Corporations

"The findings of the Commission on Human Rights are a vindication for the millions of people whose fundamental rights are being impacted by the corporations behind the climate crisis."

Jessica Corbett ·

North American Wildfires Could Use Up 'Sizable Amount' of Global Carbon Budget: Study

"If not properly contained, heat-trapping emissions from wildfires in boreal forests could dramatically increase, jeopardizing nations' ability to limit warming in line with the Paris agreement."

Jessica Corbett ·

House Dems Call On Top US Insurers to End Backing of Fossil Fuel Projects

Pouring money into dirty energy not only contradicts scientific consensus, the lawmakers wrote, "it also harms communities on the frontlines of the climate crisis and threatens financial stability at large."

Jessica Corbett ·

Shareholders Target Wall Street Banks With 'Groundbreaking' Climate Resolutions

"Investors are saying we can't conduct business in a world that is on fire, that has heatwaves and insufficient water. And I do think companies are beginning to understand that it's in their interest to take action."

Brett Wilkins ·

Database Shows Rich Governments Funding Fossil Fuels Over Clean Energy

"G20 international public finance is currently blocking a just energy transition, bankrolling 2.5 times more fossil fuels than clean energy."

Jessica Corbett ·

'Tricks of the Trade' Analysis Shows Why Big Oil 'Cannot Be Part of the Solution'

"Oil companies use deceptive language and false promises to pretend they're solving the climate crisis, when in reality they're only making it worse," said Fossil Free Media director Jamie Henn.

Jessica Corbett ·

'We Won't Stop': Climate Scientists Vow to Keep Fighting After Global Mobilization

"Governments have ignored the scientists who've warned that we're heading for catastrophe for decades. That's why so many are now engaging in nonviolent civil disobedience as a last-ditch effort."

Jessica Corbett ·

Solar, Wind Surge in 2021 'Another Testament of Renewable Energy's Resilience'

"Despite the encouraging global trend," said IRENA Director-General Francesco La Camera, a new publication "shows that the energy transition is far from being fast or widespread enough to avert the dire consequences of climate change."

Andrea Germanos ·

Despite 'Splashy' Net-Zero Vows, Big Banks Dumping Trillions Into Fossil Fuels

"With Wall Street banks leading the charge, these financial institutions are directly complicit in undermining a climate-stable future for us all."

Jake Johnson ·

'Radical' Renewable Transition the Key to Fighting Energy, Climate Crises

"Investing in new fossil fuel infrastructure will only lock in uneconomic practices, perpetuate existing risks, and increase the threats of climate change," warned the head of IRENA.

Jessica Corbett ·

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