Five key elements to watch over the coming year as countries move forward on their climate promises

Rachel Kyte, Dean of the Fletcher School at Tufts University writes on The Conversation website about what it will take to make commitments at the Glasgow climate talks achievable. What are your views?   After COP26, the hard work begins on making climate promises real: 5 things to watch in 2022 How much the world … Continue reading Five key elements to watch over the coming year as countries move forward on their climate promises

Coming to grips with climate justice

Sonja Klinsky, Associate Professor and Senior Global Futures Scientist at Arizona State University writes on The Conversation website about climate change being a justice issue. What are your views?   Climate change is a justice issue – these 6 charts show why Climate change has hit home around the world in 2021 with record heat waves, … Continue reading Coming to grips with climate justice

How climate change affects Inuit and other Indigenous communities, and why greater inclusion of Indigenous voices is vital in aiding the climate crisis

Having attended many climate conferences in the past where there were many side-events by indigenous communities explaining how climate change was drastically affecting their societies and livelihoods, it brings home how vulnerable so many people are. In many cases, adaptation is not even an option. Cloe Logan interviews Ashley Cummings, a 23-year-old Inuk activist from … Continue reading How climate change affects Inuit and other Indigenous communities, and why greater inclusion of Indigenous voices is vital in aiding the climate crisis

New joint briefing by EEA and Eurofound on benefits of targeted measures to cut carbon emissions

Recycling revenues from energy and carbon taxes to support low-income groups, investing in renovating buildings and in green mobility are among measures that could ensure public support for Europe’s sustainability agenda and a socially just transition. Vulnerable groups may feel the benefit of these measures more than others, as well as from the broader community … Continue reading New joint briefing by EEA and Eurofound on benefits of targeted measures to cut carbon emissions

“People of all ages and all walks of life are making the right kind of changes”

It is encouraging to see youth getting actively involved in addressing climate change. As part of a series on Canada’s National Observer website highlighting the work of young people in addressing the climate crisis, writer Patricia Lane interviews Shitangshu Roy, a computer expert who believes apps can help combat climate change.   Hackathon host develops … Continue reading “People of all ages and all walks of life are making the right kind of changes”