How a lot the world achieved at the Glasgow climate talks—and what occurs now—relies upon largely on the place you reside. In island nations which are dropping their properties to sea stage rise, and in different extremely weak international locations, there have been bitter capsules to swallow after global commitments to reduce emissions fell far short of the goal to ...

Because the world’s governments proceed to balk at taking the mandatory aggressive motion, increasingly more corporations are asserting what look like daring climate commitments, stepping as much as take motion the place international locations will not be. However whereas greater than 3,000 companies have made commitments inside initiatives of the UNFCCC’s Race to Zero campaign, that’s a drop within the ...

Eight years in the past, as a photographer on project in Papua New Guinea protecting deforestation, Vlad Sokhin additionally began to doc the sea stage rise he was witnessing firsthand. “Slowly, the sea was claiming the land, and other people needed to transfer,” he says. He determined to start a bigger undertaking to trace the impacts of climate change by ...

OK, COP26 attendees, we get it, it’s a zoo. You’re looking for somewhere to park your Gulf Stream jet; your 4,500-pound-a-night hotel room has rats; you stood in line within the rain to get into the convention, solely to observe the debates on a laptop. Most of us, nevertheless, have been watching it unfold on-line, as manufacturers, agitators, and governments vie ...

Right here’s one truth about climate change: Between 2002 and 2020, Greenland has misplaced a median of 279 billion tons of ice per 12 months. Right here’s one other: In 2021 alone, virtually 49,000 wildfires throughout the U.S. burned greater than 6.5 million acres. And one other: The final seven years have been the warmest on report. [Image: James Cheshire/Oliver Uberti/courtesy ...

In 2006, I hosted a dinner after a screening of An Inconvenient Reality, former vice chairman Al Gore’s seminal documentary on the climate disaster. We went across the desk for everybody’s response to the movie’s pressing message. When it got here to my 15-year-old daughter, Mary, she declared together with her typical candor: “I’m scared, and I’m indignant.” Then she ...

The continued world warming disaster is terrifying, however nowadays, we hear a lot about climate change that it may be arduous to wrap our minds round it. It’s why Uncooked Colour, a Dutch studio based by Christoph Brach and Daniera ter Haar, needs to assist make climate information extra tangible. Its newest set up, Temperature Textiles, launched at Dutch Design ...

To scale back climate change and defend those that are most susceptible, it’s vital to grasp the place emissions come from, who climate change is harming, and the way each of these patterns intersect with different varieties of injustice. I research the justice dilemmas offered by climate change and climate insurance policies, and have been concerned in worldwide climate negotiations ...

A lot of the information popping out of the U.N. climate convention has centered on the spectacle, and the way nations’ pledges aren’t on track to stop harmful climate change. However behind the scenes, there may be purpose for hope. In lots of nations, the energy transition is already underway as falling prices make renewable energy ubiquitous and more affordable ...

4 years in the past, I traveled round America, visiting historic archives. I used to be searching for paperwork which may reveal the hidden historical past of climate change—and in explicit, when the main coal, oil, and fuel corporations turned conscious of the issue, and what they knew about it. I pored over containers of papers, hundreds of pages. I ...