The science is clear. 1.5°C warming from pre-industrial levels keeps the impacts of climate change at a manageable level for the global community. For the Global South nothing short of this temperature increase is acceptable. This aspirational goal of 1.5°C ...

After 30 years of pleading, the 27th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27) closed out on Nov. 20, with a historic agreement that establishes a Loss and Damage Fund for countries most affected by climate disasters.  While this monumental achievement ...

COP27 was held in Sharm-El-Sheikh, Egypt from Nov. 6-18 as an opportunity for leaders from around the world to build on past climate change momentum and deliver on the goals set out by the Paris Agreement. This yearly UN climate ...

On Feb. 24, 2022, Russia invaded Ukraine. In the following months, Europe has fallen into an energy crisis resulting from Russia withholding its natural gas supply and European countries being unwilling to economically support Russia’s invasion by purchasing natural gas. ...

As global temperatures rapidly rise and natural disasters become progressively deadlier, it has become evident that the threat of climate change is imminent. As foreign powers balance their interests and consider what environmental risks their countries can endure, the death ...

Earlier this week, Rishi Sunak, the newly elected Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, opted out of attending the 27th Conference of Parties, the climate conference that nearly 200 countries are attending this November. A spokesperson of Sunak stated that ...

The climate crisis has already landed on the shores of Latin America and the Caribbean islands. As temperatures rise, sea levels threaten to drown coastal populations and island communities. Tropical storms and cyclones have increased in frequency and severity, costing ...

On Sunday, Nov. 6, the United Nations Conference of Parties, (also known as COP27) is set to start in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, a location that may prove either unifying or polarizing. The annual climate change conference, which has led to ...

In 2021, Pope Francis openly criticized COP26 as a perfunctory commitment by world leaders. This year, the pope again expressed his concerns about COP27 in an unprecedentedly critical statement about the economic and environmental costs of the summit. Although conceding ...

COP27 in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt is getting a lot of attention as one of the last hopes to produce meaningful change in response to climate change. But, while COP meetings have produced some landmark agreements on climate change, such as ...