Tag: COP25

In Final Hours, COP 25 Denounced as ‘Utter Failure’ as Deal Is Stripped of Ambition and US Refuses to Accept Liability for Climate Crisis | Common Dreams News

Activists protesting outside IFEMA, where UN Climate Change Conference COP25 is being held. Fridays for Future and Extinction Rebellion activists are demanding solutions against climate change. (Photo: Marcos del Mazo/LightRocket via Getty Images)

The civil society groups’ joint statement noted that in the final hours of the summit, “it is not too late for developing countries to stand strong, to resolutely refuse the agenda of polluters.”

“From the Amazon to the Arctic, our world is on fire,” the statement read. “Allowing expansion of coal, oil and gas production at this moment of history is throwing gasoline on the fire.”

In Final Hours, COP 25 Denounced as ‘Utter Failure’ as Deal Is Stripped of Ambition and US Refuses to Accept Liability for Climate Crisis | Common Dreams News

Governments, business ‘misleading’ on climate, teen activist Greta Thunberg said

Swedish environment activist Greta Thunberg gives a speech at the plenary session during the COP25 Climate Conference.

Is it any wonder the LNP Government and it’s media arm News Corp find it urgent to tear this girl apart and try to save Angus Taylor? 9ODT)

Madrid: Business and political leaders are misleading the public by holding negotiations that are not leading to real action against warming temperatures, which she referred to as a climate emergency, teen climate activist Greta Thunberg says.

“The real danger is when politicians and CEOs are making it look like real action is happening, when in fact almost nothing is being done, apart from clever accounting and creative PR,” the Swedish 16-year-old said on Wednesday in a speech at the plenary of the ongoing UN climate talks in Madrid, or COP25.

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