It's natural to feel powerless against climate breakdown. But transforming pain into action can be infectious, and might just tip the balance towards a healthy climate.
I helped write the IPCC 1.5°C report the number apparently comes from. But the truth is better – and worse – than that.
‘Vhils’, a Portuguese street artist, chisels an endangered orangutan onto a wall in the city of Medan, Indonesia.
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Banksy's 'boy in falling snow/pollution' is part of a worldwide movement of artistic activism against environmental problems and climate change.
To do list.
From eating less meat to foregoing flying, individual obligations make up our understanding of how to fight climate change, letting polluters off the hook and stifling real change.
One of the many would-be sites for fossil fuel exports in Washington state.
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The 'thin green line' of resistance against any new infrastructure for shipping oil, gas and coal abroad has won many battles. But it faces a new source of pressure: the Trump administration.
The movement to kickstart a radical transformation of our society has begun. For the sake of our children – and their children – it must succeed.
Former Liberal Party leader John Hewson at an event protesting Adani’s Carmichael Mine in October 2018.
Anti-fossil fuel activism is gaining ground where previous climate campaigns have failed, largely because it resonates better with people.
Young people will spend more years living with the consequences of climate policies than their elders.
Robin Loznak, courtesy of Our Children's Trust
The Trump administration is trying to spike a lawsuit against the US government arguing that there's a constitutional right to a stable climate.
Young activists rallying in Paris before the landmark 2015 climate summit.
This weekend sees a major youth climate rally in Washington DC. But do young people really hold the key to overcoming climate inaction, or are we wrong to put our faith in their ability to drive change?
Protesters have sought for years to force Exxon Mobil to disclose the risks it faces due to climate change and to do more to minimize them.
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The oil giant is bowing to pressure exerted by shareholders and the authorities as it tries to catch up with its competitors.
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Al Gore's trip to Australia this week is the latest in a long line of visits - and not just because he has movies to promote.
Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck, left, and Mayor Eric Garcetti pose next to an all-electric car in this 2015 photo.
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More than 200 mayors have committed their cities to stick with the Paris climate deal no matter what the US does. Electric vehicles offer a promising route to making good on that pledge.
The 2014 People’s Climate March in New York City.
Messaging for the April 29 People's Climate March is stressing collective resistance against President Trump. This theme may appeal to activists, but is unlikely to grow the movement.
The Greens are the party of climate action - but do they embrace enough technologies to get there?
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The Greens have successfully cast themselves as the party of climate science. But to hit their climate goals they may need to become even more radical, by embracing technologies like nuclear power.
A shifting focus of climate activists: leaving fossil fuel reserves in the ground.
Climate activists are shaping the political debate with a revised strategy that focuses on the environmental risks of fracking for oil and natural gas.
Prison to prosecco: the Heathrow 13 celebrate after avoiding jail time.
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Protesters could be tempted to add 'criminal damage' to trespass, thereby ensuring a more sympathetic trial by jury.
Environmental campaigners have employed an argument that they were forced into 'illegal' action but judges are still not buying it.
The games begin: satirising Christmas consumerism outside a French shopping centre.
The global activist escapades that make up the Climate Games remind us that climate politics isn't just confined to the United Nations summit in Paris.
Shoes in Place de la Republique - Climate of Peace #climat2paix. Photo taken by John Englart in Paris on November 29.
An analysis of social media shows climate activists have seized on the Paris climate talks to spread the word, but dialogue with oil and gas industry is absent.
Naomi Klein at the Canadian launch of her Leap Manifesto in September.
Naomi Klein has told the sidelines of the Paris climate talks that real climate action can't be delivered without social justice too.