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Thousands Join Greta Thunberg in Letter Telling Global Leaders It’s Time to #FaceTheClimateEmergency​

Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg and thousands of other advocates for climate action released an open letter Thursday demanding that European Union and global leaders #FaceTheClimateEmergency by pursuing bold and urgent changes to current economic and political systems that are essential to ensure a habitable future planet. “It is now clearer than ever that the climate …

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Experts Say $17.5 Billion Writedown by BP Prove Oil Giant Knows ‘Reserves of Oil and Gas Increasingly Worthless’

Fossil fuel giant BP announced Monday it will write down nearly $18 billion in existing assets, a move that climate advocates say is more evidence that the industry is undergoing a massive shift that will leave oil and gas reserves less and less valuable as the world pivots to more planet-friendly and financially-viable sources of …

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New Report Details How G20 Nations Spend $77 Billion a Year to Destroy Climate

Even after the world’s largest economies adopted the landmark Paris agreement to tackle the climate crisis in late 2015, governments continued to pour $77 billion a year in public finance into propping up the fossil fuel industry, according to a report released Wednesday. “Our planet is hurtling towards climate catastrophe and these countries are pouring …

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In Another Record ‘We Should Not Be Breaking,’ Daily Average of CO2 Levels Hits High of 418.12 ppm

Climate scientists and campaigners reiterated their demands for urgent global action to dramatically reduce planet-heating emissions in response to a new record-breaking reading on Sunday of the concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Experts and activists have long pointed at rapidly rising CO2 concentrations as evidence that …

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