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Greenhouse Gas Concentrations in Atmosphere Reached Record Highs Last Year: UN Warns World Is ‘Way Off Track’

Greenhouse Gas Concentrations in Atmosphere Reached Record Highs Last Year: UN Warns World Is ‘Way Off Track’

Greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere reached record levels in the atmosphere in 2020 despite a temporary decline in new emissions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the United Nations said on Monday. The news contained in the Greenhouse Gas Bulletin of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) comes as world leaders prepare to attend the United […]

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    Join Pathway to Paris for a Block Party in an Imperiled NYC Greenspace

    Join Pathway to Paris for a Block Party in an Imperiled NYC Greenspace

    For the past seven years, Pathway to Paris has been using the power of music to inspire people to act to solve the climate crisis. That’s why this coming Saturday they are celebrating this year’s Climate Week NYC with a block party in an imperiled urban greenspace. “This year during Climate Week NYC, we are […]

    Near-Total Global Failure to Meet 1.5°C Targets, Analysis Shows

    Near-Total Global Failure to Meet 1.5°C Targets, Analysis Shows

    By Andrea Germanos A new analysis reveals a near total global failure of governments to have climate action and targets on track for limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels. Released Wednesday by the Climate Action Tracker (CAT), the assessment rated just one nation, The Gambia, as “1.5°C Paris Agreement compatible,” and […]

    New Coal Projects Declined by 76% Since Paris Agreement

    New Coal Projects Declined by 76% Since Paris Agreement

    Scientists have warned that coal burning needs to be phased out by 2050 in order to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels and avoid the worst impacts of the climate crisis. Now, a new report reveals that this goal may be within sight: the number of proposed coal plants has dropped […]

    Climate Vulnerable Nations Call for ‘Emergency Pact’ to Limit Warming

    Climate Vulnerable Nations Call for ‘Emergency Pact’ to Limit Warming

    Some of the nations most vulnerable to the climate crisis are calling for an “emergency pact” to limit global temperature rise. The Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF), which represents around 1.2 billion people from countries in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Latin America and the Pacific, released a manifesto Tuesday ahead of the 26th UN Climate Change […]

    Rock Climbing Legend Alex Honnold Wants You to Stop Funding the Climate Crisis

    Rock Climbing Legend Alex Honnold Wants You to Stop Funding the Climate Crisis

    World-renowned rock climber Alex Honnold, famous for his free ascent of Yosemite’s El Capitan’s 3,000-foot sheer rock face in Free Solo, has found his next “mountainous” challenge: the climate crisis. The athlete, who is a life-long environmentalist, has partnered with financial technology innovator Ando to fight and reverse climate change through sustainable banking. And, he’s […]

    Scientists Meet for Key Report Ahead of COP26 as Climate Crisis Batters the World

    Scientists Meet for Key Report Ahead of COP26 as Climate Crisis Batters the World

    By Kenny Stancil Amid an ongoing wave of extreme weather disasters and ahead of a major United Nations climate conference this fall, top scientists from nearly 200 countries began meeting Monday to finalize a landmark report detailing how the fossil fuel-driven climate emergency is already wreaking havoc around the globe and what society must do […]