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“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

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

Belgian youth demand system change to mitigate climate change

The Belgian youth group Comac has launched a campaign #GoToGlasgow to bring as many young people to Glasgow to mobilize in front of the COP26 Summit, demanding concrete policies to tackle climate change.

Mexico’s Supreme Court ratifies order to halt cultivation of GMO corn and other stories

Today we look at a ruling by Mexico’s Supreme Court upholding a ban on GMO corn, ongoing violence against protestors in Swaziland, and more

A climate disaster is unfolding before our eyes—and politicians still refuse to take action

Hurricane Ida perfectly illustrates the devastating impacts of climate change. Stopping the Line 3 pipeline, in line with Indigenous demands, is a perfect opportunity for political leaders to take climate action

Indigenous communities occupy Bonafont bottling plant in Mexico and other stories

Today we look at the struggle against water extraction and pollution by Bonafont in Mexico, anti-government protests in Thailand, and more

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

Leaked IPCC draft report warns that ‘worst yet to come for today’s children, grandchildren’

Climate change will likely reshape life in the coming decades, even in a situation where greenhouse gas emissions are controlled to some extent, the draft states

Climate change: How fast are sea levels actually rising?

According to earlier research, the rate at which sea levels were rising globally was 3.2 millimeters per year. Recent studies point to an accelerating rise in sea levels

Climate study of past 66 million years reveals earth’s current temperature rise is unprecedented

The study published in the Science journal concludes that this human-made climate change is far beyond the natural changes that are triggered by the earth’s changing orbit

Greenland Ice sheets Greenland’s ice sheet melting 7 times faster than in 1990s

The sea level rises are likely to reach 67 centimeters by 2100, which is about 7 centimeter more than the previous prediction of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

UN special report on climate change: chasing a mirage

The 1.5 degree C goal is next to impossible, and will put huge and unfair pressure on India and other developing countries

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