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The climate challenges ahead of us on the fifth anniversary of the Paris Agreement

This Saturday marks the 5th anniversary of the adoption of the Paris Agreement, the legally binding international UN treaty under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. The Paris agreement aims to strengthen the global response to climate change by keeping global temperature rise this century to well below 2°C above pre-industrial levels...

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We’re in a global climate emergency, so why are we putting out more emissions than ever?

Despite growing awareness of the climate emergency and mass demonstrations around the world demanding urgent action, two new reports reveal we’re collectively pumping out more dangerous gas emissions than ever. The reports from the United Nations Environmental Programme and the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) show that action on the streets has yet to translate into […]

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Climate Week: World leaders again fail to take tough action to meet the climate crisis

World leaders have failed to deliver on the high hopes of activists seeking an historical turning point for climate action. They gathered in New York yesterday for the UN Climate Summit, just days after more than four million people joined the Climate Strike around the world to demand urgent action on the climate emergency. Here […]