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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

Climate crisis and vaccine inequity on the agenda for UNGA meeting and other stories

Today we look at the start of the 76th session of the UN General Assembly, assassinations of social leaders and Indigenous people in Colombia, and more

76th session of the UN General Assembly begins in New York; focus on climate change and vaccine equity 

Secretary General Antonio Guterres asked rich countries to deliver on their promise to provide USD 100 billion annually to help developing countries in their fight against climate change

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

Carbon emission data during pandemic lockdowns provides insights on challenges ahead

Carbon emissions saw a significant dip due to the global lockdowns during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, even this forced decline will be nowhere close to enough to meet the aims of the Paris Agreement

You don’t want to imagine an ocean without coral reefs – but you might have to

Coral reefs across the world may disappear by the 2040s, according to a new report. While it’s tempting to blame ‘humanity’ for this crisis, the truth is that it is the social formation called capitalism that is central to global warming

Remembering Mario Molina, who warned about ozone layer depletion by CFC

The Nobel prize winner, an iconic figure in the ozone layer depletion study, died of a heart attack at the age of 77 on October 7. Due to his work, the ozone layer is likely to be healed by the 2080s

What is happening in COP25?

This is the last COP before the Paris Agreement kicks into force next year. But even after a week of negotiations, not much headway has been made.

COP25: Will we achieve the target?

The emissions of the most polluting countries are actually on the rise, while the given carbon budget is depleting.

Wealthy countries’ approach to climate change condemns hundreds of millions to suffer

A Green New Deal in the West is not going to be sufficient if this deal does not include trillions of dollars into the UN’s Green Climate Fund and the transfer of technology as a social practice and not for profit.

Climate change summit Ahead of COP25, EU declares climate emergency

The members of the EU were urged to commit to net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. The European parliament also voted for a target of curbing greenhouse emission by 55% by 2030

Jair Bolsonaro could be a disaster for the environment, scientific research

Academic freedom in research spaces, the protection of the country’s biodiversity and Brazil’s role in the global struggle against climate change are among the key areas where a Bolsonaro government may have a disastrous impact, scientists fear.

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