Climate Change

There’s Only One Essential Role Humans Have on Earth—A Humbler Perspective Could Save the World

While the world’s oceans, nonhuman animals, and plants play starring roles in sustaining our ecosystem, why are we so bent on sabotaging it? I would like to introduce you to an alternative way of looking at this planet that we…

Nuclear arsenal and climate militarisation: An explosive mix

“…Don’t forget Of the rose of the rose Of the rose of Hiroshima The hereditary rose The radioactive rose Stupid and invalid The rose with cirrhosis The anti-atomic rose Without colour without perfume Without rose without anything”. (Vinícius de Moraes)…

COP26 from “Bla Bla Bla” to a Global Eco Civil Rights Movement

By Alejandro JARA WEITZMANN Dear friends, dear all, For two weeks we have been immersed in one of the most delicate forums for the future of mankind, vibrating with glimpses of hope but also danger along the road of complex…

Climate Change COP 26 – “Planet SOS” and Leaders Who Betrayed People’s Hopes for Sustainable Future

by Mahboob A. Khawaja, PhD.   “Climate change” describes a change in the average conditions — such as temperature and rainfall — in a region over a long period of time. Earth’s climate is always changing over long periods of time and has been hotter and…

The Woody Biomass Blunder

One of the most controversial fixes for global warming is the use of woody biomass, cutting trees, burning trees to achieve “carbon neutral” status in the worldwide battle to conquer climate change/global warming. The term carbon neutral (which is not…

The People’s COP26 Decision for Climate Justice

As the COP26 meeting comes to a close in Glasgow with a final agreement that has been widely denounced as insufficient to prevent the planet exceeding the 1.5C change which scientists have recommended as a target to avoid utter devastation…

COP26 Coalition responds to COP26 agreement

Pressenza republishes below the text of the statement prepared after publication of the draft agreement by the COP26 Coalition, a UK-based civil society coalition of groups and individuals mobilising around climate justice during COP26. Coalition members include environment and development…

COP26: Conclusions of the Intercultural Dialogue on Climate Change Delivered

The conclusions of the Intercultural Dialogue between Indigenous Peoples and Abya Yala governments on Climate Change were delivered today by the Fund for the Development of Indigenous Peoples of Latin America and the Caribbean (FILAC) and the Presidency of COP25,…

UN releases final draft agreement in last stretch of COP26 as new data predicts 2.4°C global temperature rise this century

In the Scottish city of Glasgow, the United Nations climate agency on Wednesday released a draft of the final agreement of the UN Climate Change Conference, known as COP26, which urges countries to set more radical targets for reducing greenhouse…

The climate, ecological and human health crisis Human beings as a central value?

By: Doris Balvin [1] The current state of the global environmental situation and those responsible. Talking about the global environmental situation, within the framework of the Open World Meeting of New Humanism, entitled “The human being as a central value”,…

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