COP27

Carbon Dioxide Removal at COP27

In the months since the report issued by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) in early 2022, carbon dioxide removal (CDR) has increased in prominence as a climate solution. The IPCC report made it clear that, without a significant…

COP27 is over. What’s next for the climate movement?

COP27, the UN climate conference, sputtered to an end last weekend with relatively little to show given the breadth and urgency of the climate crisis. While one significant victory was achieved for campaigners and poorer nations in the form of…

Indigenous Voices Silenced at Cop27

The 27th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27) is being accused of supressing its activists. Last Friday’s speech of the US president, Joe Biden, was unexpectedly interrupted by four American indigenous. Big Wind, Jacob Johns, Jamie Wefald, and Angela Zhong…

Young People on the Ground at COP27

Youth representation at COP27 – the official United Nations climate conference being held in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt – appears to be greater than in many years past. However, say delegates of all ages, young people are still not as prevalent…

APDHA calls to participate in mobilisations on the occasion of the climate summit in Egypt

The organisation believes that all states must make binding commitments to reduce emissions. The Andalusian Human Rights Association (APDHA) is calling for participation in the mobilisations called on the occasion of the COP27 Summit (27th Conference of the Parties to…

Petition Brings Human Rights to the Fore at UN Climate Conference

Organizers of a global petition under the banner “COP Civic Space,” which highlights the tens of thousands of political prisoners held by Egypt, have called for November 10 to be a Global Day of Solidarity. Egypt, which is currently hosting…

Militaries Continue to Spew Greenhouse Gasses Without Accountability

A new report issued today by the Conflict and Environment Observatory (CEOBS) and Scientists for Global Responsibility reveals that militaries are responsible for at least 5.5% of greenhouse gas emissions worldwide. The authors calculate that if the world’s militaries combined…

UN – Tell Militaries – Report & Reduce Emissions

Protest at the UN Headquarters Monday November 14, 9 am at the US Mission to the UN (799 United Nations Plaza) First Avenue & East 45 St. At some point we will move 2 blocks south on First Avenue to…

COP27: UN Chief Says We Are on ‘Highway to Climate Hell’

The latest round of UN climate change negotiations began in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt with an urgent warning about the necessity of acting rapidly to avoid the worst impacts of the climate crisis. The conference, otherwise known as COP27, kicked off Sunday, November…

COP27, Democracy, Human Rights, and the White-West

It’s fascinating that this year’s United Nations Climate Action meeting (COP27) happens to be at the same time that the midterm elections in the United States. Progressive organizations have been denouncing the human rights record of Egypt, this year’s host…

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