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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

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.

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

Mapping Faultlines: Three ways to understand COP26 and climate change

NewsClick’s Prabir Purkayastha talks about the key issues at stake at the COP26 negotiations in Glasgow. How do we understand emissions from various countries and the issue of justice on issues of climate?

COP 26 marked by massive people’s mobilizations

The conference began just a day after the G20 economies failed to commit to a 2050 target to halt net-carbon emissions to prevent the most extreme global warming.

COP26 COP26 starts in Glasgow amid protests and disappointment

The landmark United Nations Climate Change Conference of Parties or COP26 began on Sunday amid disappointment over G20 countries failing to make concrete commitments to combat climate change. The issue of climate financing and historical responsibility are expected to figure prominently in the talks

Jair Bolsonaro faces 9 charges in senate inquiry report on COVID-19 and other stories

Today we look at Brazil’s senate inquiry report on the state’s pandemic response, growing threats of climate-induced distress migration, and more

Food crisis worsens in Afghanistan amid major drought and rising poverty and other stories

Today we look at the hunger crisis in Afghanistan amid a severe drought; a strike against insecurity and critical fuel shortages in Haiti, and more

What’s causing wildfires around the world?

If the world fails to take immediate action to cut down emissions by the year 2100, the global temperature would be 3 to 5 degrees Celsius higher than the pre-industrial phase, with catastrophic consequences for earth and its residents.

IPCC report UN climate report warns of climate catastrophe, calls for immediate global action

The report predicts that even if we take radical measures to cut greenhouse gas emissions now, temperatures will continue to rise for at least the next 30 years before stabilizing

Greece and Turkey devastated by wildfires

The fires have broken prior records and experts expect that as the climate crisis worsens coupled with neoliberal cuts to the public sector, urgent action is needed.

Wildfires in Turkey Greece Leftist groups call for volunteer effort, slam underfunding as wildfires spread across Turkey, Greece

Extreme weather conditions due to global warming and flawed preventive policies by the governments concerned are said to be the reasons for the extensive spreading of wildfires throughout the Mediterranean

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