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There is only a 10% chance of limiting global warming to under 1.5 degrees, says study

The study published in Nature says that it is still possible to restrict global warming to 1.9-2 degrees Celsius in this century if the COP 26 pledges are implemented fully and in a timely manner

Mia Mottley takes office as Prime Minister of Barbados for a second term

Mia Mottley of the Barbados Labor Party (BLP) was re-elected as Prime Minister of the Republic of Barbados for a second consecutive term. Her party, the BLP, won a resounding victory in the general elections held on January 19

‘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

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

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”

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.

Thai court rules calls for reform as “attempts to overthrow the monarchy” and other stories

Today we look at a Thai court ruling declaring calls for reform “attempts to overthrow the monarchy”, a strike in Tunisia after the death of an anti-landfill protestor, 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

Biden brings lip service with minimal concrete action to COP26

The scale of US policy on climate change fails to match up with its contributions to the global climate catastrophe

Fight against climate change in West Asia and North Africa hampered by wars and foreign intervention

Several countries in the region are facing prolonged droughts, increased desertification and phenomenal rise in temperature which is gradually turning the region inhabitable. Natural calamities also feed into existing conflicts.

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