The year 2022 saw the US enact an unprecedented climate bill and countries take bold steps at two United Nations conferences to aid disaster-stricken developing nations and preserve what’s left of the natural world.
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What was at stake in Sharm El-Sheikh
Whilst the cost of inaction is far, far greater than the cost of inaction for many countries, it was difficult to come to an agreement to contribute to a fund helping those countries most affected by pollution from the industrial and most polluting countries.
Are we going from purgatory to hell
People should come to know that we are in the fight of our lives facing climate change which is the defining issue of our age, the central challenge of our century in which the industrialised countries should pay for the damage done to the poor countries..
Ban Ki-moon called for ramping up adaptation measures to climate disasters happening around the world
In the first week of September, Louise Boyle spoke with Ban Ki-moon, former secretary general of the United Nations, about the worsening impacts of the climate crisis and upcoming climate summit, Cop27, in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt.
2022 August biggest climate milestones
Bloomberg Green, 2022 August 9 This month’s biggest climate milestones happened over one weekend. On Sunday, the US Senate approved hundreds of billions of dollars in climate and clean-energy spending. Just two days before, climate cooperation between the US and China — the world’s largest economies and emitters — came to an abrupt halt. How these two turningContinue reading “2022 August biggest climate milestones”
An entrenched green economy
Heat waves, rain, drought, flooding and sea-level rise become increasingly intolerable. Due to the limited efforts of the US, one of the largest single sources of greenhouse gas the Paris Agreement of 2015 has become seriously imperiled over the past seven years.
Climate Warrior: Dismantling perfectionism and activism
Lizzie Carr 2022, August 03 Firstly, I want to say thank you to everyone who signed up to join the Planet Patrol’s citizen science Water Quality Testing Programme following last month’s newsletter. I’m grateful to have this platform, both as a cathartic outlet for climate anxiety but also to bring attention to the community-led initiativesContinue reading “Climate Warrior: Dismantling perfectionism and activism”
2022 Second half of July – Here’s what else you need to know in Green
Noxious fumes | Dumps and landfills near South Asian megacities are huge emitters of methane, highlighting a major challenge in the global climate fight. More clouds of the greenhouse gas — which has 84 times the warming power of carbon dioxide over its first 20 years in the atmosphere — were spotted in India thanContinue reading “2022 Second half of July – Here’s what else you need to know in Green”
US Climate Activists Pivot to Local Action
18 July 2022 In the aftermath of Senator Joe Manchin ruling out quick action on a landmark federal climate law, a legislator and activists are moving to expand state and local efforts in the fight against global warming. Ed Markey, a Democratic Senator from Massachusetts, suggested there would be a “higher ambition” for states and municipalities across the country—andContinue reading “US Climate Activists Pivot to Local Action”
How secret courts are helping fuel the climate crisis
The closed-door tribunals are the biggest threat to the Paris climate agreement.