There have been 27 UN COP meetings. Despite these negotiations, the planet is on target to exceed emission thresholds for global warming. Given these failures, why continue with this process?
COP conferences broadly provide a platform for the negotiation of international climate change agreements.
A global treaty on plastic pollution must incentivize a take-make-reuse waste management system and include quantitative targets based on geography-specific emissions.
The dust has settled on COP26 and one of the summit’s few achievements looks decidedly less impressive.
Australia is now taking a 2050 target to Glasgow, but this does not mean we are fulfilling the undertakings we made in Paris.
Click through a timeline to make sense of Australia’s long, tumultuous years of shifting climate policies ahead of next month’s international climate summit in Glasgow.
Canadians are faced with an unwanted election that’s placed climate progress at unnecessary risk.
Australia abandoned its moral obligations under Kyoto. By carrying our mistakes into the Paris deal, we risk firming our status as a global climate pariah.
Canada keeps revising and updating its emissions targets, diverting attention from its failures to make any progress at all.
Activists wanted nations to make bigger climate commitments at the Madrid COP-25 meeting, but the meeting’s real goal was agreeing on rules for pricing carbon pollution.
Scott Morrison told reporters he discussed climate change with his daughters, aged 10 and 12, but didn’t share, unfortunately, the girls’ views on the subject.
As a wealthy nation with global diplomatic and multilateral influence, Canada is among a small subset of nations uniquely positioned to act individually and collaboratively on climate change.
The Australia Institute says Scott Morrison’s “pollution loophole” is equivalent to seven years of fossil-fuel emissions from the rest of the Pacific and New Zealand.
Poor understanding can be put down to the content in Kenyan schools’ curricula.
Climate change conferences can be bewildering. Here’s a recap of how we got here, what to look out for at COP24 and what comes next.
The climate crisis is a complex scientific problem. New systems have to be developed through democratic systemic reforms.
New Zealand is a trailblazer for emissions trading, which could help drive a low-emission transformation, both domestically and overseas, in a post-Paris world.
US President Donald Trump’s call to renegotiate the Paris Climate Accord is a fresh opportunity to craft a binding and enforceable agreement.
After 12 years, The Climate Institute is shutting down having failed to find financial backing for its brand of “centrist, pragmatic advocacy” on climate policy.
If Donald Trump turns away from climate action as George W. Bush did, Europe and China can respond by forming an alliance that will turn the United States from a climate leader into a follower.