COP26

From a class at the University to the Congress. The history of the Rights of Nature in Mar Menor

We approached her by email with a question: How can the University contribute to the green movement beyond placing recycling bins in its facilities? And she answered us with a practical case: the ILP (Popular Legislative Initiative) that is now…

Why Poorer Nations Aren’t Falling for Green-Washed Imperialism

The world’s wealthiest countries make a big show of fighting climate change without offering poorer countries the finances to switch to renewable energy. By Prabir Purkayastha Fighting global warming is not just about providing a path to net-zero carbon emissions…

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…

The Big Industry That COP26 Failed to Tackle

Our broken and inhumane food system is a huge source of emissions, so why isn’t it a major part of the climate solution? By Reynard Loki The impact of agriculture on climate change is significant. According to the Environmental Protection…

Climate Colonialism: Why Was Occupied Western Sahara Excluded from COP26 U.N. Summit in Scotland?

Activists are criticizing the British government for excluding Western Sahara, occupied by Morocco since 1975, from the U.N. climate summit in Scotland. Meanwhile, Morocco is counting renewable energy developments in Western Sahara toward its own climate pledges. Sahrawi activists and…

COP26: Climate Pledges Don’t Match Up With Policies—or Consumer Behavior

The Glasgow Climate Pact kicks the climate can down the road By Reynard Loki After more than two weeks of negotiations during the United Nations COP26 climate summit in Glasgow, Scotland, diplomats from almost 200 nations finally agreed on two…

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…

COP 26 – Hidden Agenda: The unspoken argument for more nuclear power

So here we are again at another COP (Conference of the Parties). Well, some of us are in Glasgow, Scotland at the COP itself, and some of us, this writer included, are sitting at a distance, trying to feel hopeful.…

COP 26: “There is a generation that is going to turn the tables on climate change”.

From Glasgow-Scotland, where COP 26 is taking place, Pressenza’s programme Cuatro Elementos interviewed Melissa Moreano, professor and researcher at the Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar-Ecuador, member of the collective Geografía Crítica-Ecuador and the Latin American and Caribbean Platform for Climate Justice.…

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