COP26
‘Rich countries are pretending they’re responding to climate crisis while blocking real solutions’

Vijay Prashad from Globetrotter speaks to Asad Rehman, Director of War on Want, about why even after 26 climate conferences, little progress has been made in taking concrete climate action

What role does the military play in climate change?

A gaping hole in the COP26 official agenda was the oversized role of the military industrial complex in environmental devastation. The US is a global leader on this front with the Pentagon being a bigger polluter than 140 countries combined

Why our climate isn’t jumping for joy after COP26

The COP26 achieved very little of the urgent demands raised by world leaders and civil society organizations to save the planet as corporate interests reigned supreme

COP26: Taking forward agenda of developed countries?

NewsClick’s editor-in-chief Prabir Purkayastha and D. Raghunandan of Delhi Science Forum talk about the hits and misses of the COP26 summit and how the developed countries may have emerged as the winners yet again

At COP26, the only person arrested and charged was a Communist.

Amid the deepening climate crisis, it has become increasingly clear that capitalism is not only the root of the problem, but it also offers no viable solutions. Police cracked down on those that bore the clarion call “socialism or extinction”

Hindu sect sued for using forced labour at temples across 5 US states and other stories

Today we look at allegations of forced labour against the BAPS sect in the US, the end of Palestinian detainee Miqdad al-Qawasmeh’s hunger strike, and more

People’s COP26: Youth climate activists from most affected areas tell their stories

Youth in the global south are growing up in some of the most devastating conditions as they face frequent extreme climate events, often watching their homes and livelihoods disappear.

YCL Protest-Glasgow 1 We fight for Socialism – the police fight for extinction: Young communists respond to repression in Glasgow

Members of the Young Communist League (YCL) of Britain, who were marching under the slogan ‘Socialism or Extinction,’ were pushed back by the police who tried to prevent them from taking part in the mobilization

COP26 to address Loss and Damage as frontline communities excluded and other stories

Today we look at the COP26 conference and climate finance, the preliminary results of Nicaragua’s general election, and more

COP26: At Glasgow, people’s movements call for systemic change

While the world’s leaders traded in vague promises, people’s movements hit the streets of Glasgow to demand systemic and structural solutions to mitigate the impact of climate change

“A true social climate revolution” is needed to save the planet

Marc Botenga of the Workers’ Party of Belgium spoke to Peoples Dispatch about the official discussions at the COP26 and the need for a social element in the green transition

The streets of Glasgow indict world leaders for failure to address the climate crisis

While the official COP26 summit has seen world leaders seemingly unwilling to take major planet-saving measures, the mobilization of the youth, frontline communities, and environmental organizations have charted out the way forward

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