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Paris Considers Suing the Fossil Fuel Industry

Paris Considers Suing the Fossil Fuel Industry

By Rachel Hubbard Tuesday, the city of Paris has said it will explore the possibilities of suing the fossil fuel industry. In response to the city’s recent climate damage including massive recent floods, Paris is considering taking this action following in the footsteps of New York and other U.S. cities. Paris made the commitment to […]

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    Why This Earth Day Is Different

    Why This Earth Day Is Different

    Today, we have renewed hope as leaders from more than 170 countries formally signed the Paris agreement to cut greenhouse gas emissions and stop climate change. For decades, Earth Day has served as a global rallying cry for a cleaner, healthier planet. It’s a symbolic day but only one day in a 365-day movement. But […]

    Leonardo DiCaprio: The World Is Now Watching

    Leonardo DiCaprio: The World Is Now Watching

    Leonardo DiCaprio’s address to the United Nations at the Paris climate agreement signing ceremony in New York City on April 22. Thank you, Mr. Secretary General, for the honor to address this body once more. And thanks to the distinguished climate leaders assembled here today who are ready to take action. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon meeting […]

    Scientists Share Why Keeping Warming Under 1.5 Degrees Celsius Is Crucial

    Scientists Share Why Keeping Warming Under 1.5 Degrees Celsius Is Crucial

    With the possible prospect of the world warming dangerously and uncontrollably, half of one degree Celsius may sound like a negligible temperature change unlikely to make much difference to life on Earth. But scientists say 0.5 C could make a crucial difference in some regions—particularly in developing countries in the tropics—that are already at great […]

    WATCH LIVE: Paris Climate Agreement Signing Ceremony

    WATCH LIVE: Paris Climate Agreement Signing Ceremony

    The high-level United Nations event today, which marks the first day of signing period for the Paris climate agreement, is set for record participation by nearly 170 countries. Watch the Paris climate agreement signing ceremony at the United Nations in New York City live as world leaders sign the historic deal. The program has already started and will run until […]

    Not Everyone Is Celebrating the Signing of the Paris Climate Agreement

    Not Everyone Is Celebrating the Signing of the Paris Climate Agreement

    By The Climate Mobilization When establishment civil society groups and politicians gather Friday to cheer the signing of the Paris agreement as a “historic” achievement that will avert global catastrophe, a group of climate emergency protesters will stage a “mass death” and collapse scenario outside the United Nations to demonstrate the reality of the future […]

    Which Countries Won’t Be Signing the Paris Climate Deal on Earth Day?

    Which Countries Won’t Be Signing the Paris Climate Deal on Earth Day?

    An unprecedented number of countries will be gathering in New York City tomorrow to sign the Paris climate deal. After significant progress was made this past December in agreeing the landmark deal, more than 167 countries—including past climate villains Iran, Canada and Australia and polluting giants China, the U.S. and the EU—are set to sign the […]

    On Earth Day 150 World Leaders to Sign Paris Climate Agreement

    On Earth Day 150 World Leaders to Sign Paris Climate Agreement

    By Kathleen Rogers On April 22, 1970, 20 million Americans hit the streets to protest the environmental effects of more than 100 years of uncontrolled fossil-fueled industrial development. It was the first Earth Day. What was intended to be a college campus teach-in soon spread to every community and city across the United States. It […]