Individual and political action on climate change

A solar panel installation is seen in Ruicheng County in central China's Shanxi Province, Nov. 27, 2019. China's Premier Li Keqiang announced that the country would target a reduction of 18% in carbon intensity over the course of the next five years as pa

China’s moderate climate goals allow emissions to continue to rise

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China, the world’s biggest emitter of greenhouse gases, released its latest five-year economic plan in conjunction with the annual meeting of its National People’s Congress on Friday.

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Biden vows to take a ‘whole of government’ approach to climate change

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Standing in a grassy field, Joe Biden speaks about climate change during a campaign event held outside the Delaware Museum of Natural History in Wilmington, Delaware, Sept. 14, 2020.

The world is watching: 2020 US election will have a big impact on global climate politics

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Extinction Rebellion protestors march on the Dail (parliament) on Budget day in Dublin, Oct. 8, 2019.

Activists took the Irish govt to court over its national climate plan — and won

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Protesters wear yellow jackets and sign that speak of climate emergency in Spanish language

Activists enraged by slow pace of climate diplomacy in Madrid

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Nairobi youth climate strike

This high school sophomore from Minnesota ‘jumped on the bandwagon’ to save the planet

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When Anna Grace Hottinger, from Shoreview, Minnesota, heard her sister was evacuated due to the California wildfires, she knew she had to do something to fight against climate change. She joined Minnesota Can’t Wait, a climate advocacy group.

UN Climate Secretariat meets with renewed sense of urgency


In recent climate change negotiations, very little progress was made because of conflicts between the largest emitting countries. But with devastating storms, linked broadly to changes in climate, increasing across all corners of the globe, the least developed countries are growing louder in their demands for immediate action.