The next decade will define our collective future. We better not waste it. We have no time to waste. For we have wasted too much time already.
For years, the fossil fuel industry has argued that gas is clean. But we know the truth: Gas is not a bridge fuel, and is not compatible with a climate-safe future.
The IEA’s fingerprints were all over the failed UN climate talks in Madrid. And so, it was not hard to find them and set the record straight.
The results of the UK election does not bode well for the climate. But we must remain strong.
As yet another UN climate summit draws to a close without showing any real sense of urgency commensurate to our climate emergency, campaigners have criticised the UN process for being in a “parallel universe” and being riddled with conflicts.
“Instead of kicking out these polluters, the UNFCCC 25th Conferences of the Parties (COP25) kicked out the people. Instead of listening to our voices, they attempted to silence us.”
It is time to kick the polluters out of the UN climate negotiations. They should have been kicked out decades ago. But it needs to happen now. Once and for all.
How many fires will it take, how many deaths will it take, how many sick struggling to breathe or unclog their lungs from the toxic smoke, before Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison stands up to the fossil fuel lobby and instead stands for the people who elected him?
We’re blowing through our carbon budget the way an addict blows through cash. At a time when carbon dioxide pollution is higher than it’s ever been.
António Guterres, the Secretary-General of the United Nations, opened this year’s climate change talks with a rousing speech, stating: “Do we really want to be remembered as the generation that buried its head in the sand, that fiddled while the planet burned?”