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We see incredible climate action take place in rainforest around the world each and every day. Find stories and news that can inspire your own climate action now.

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Your COP26 Questions Answered

As COP26 draws to a close, our Director Matthew Owen answers the questioned you asked us, and explains why we remain optimistic even when pledges look to fall short.

World’s Smallest Frog Living in Papua New Guinea Rainforest

Small find, big news. At around 7mm in length, this tiny forest-dwelling frog no bigger than a housefly has been confirmed to be living in the rainforests of Wabumari, Milne Bay by Dr Chris Dahl, working with consultant Kenneth Pomoh…

Got climate optimism? We do, and this is why

Here at Cool Earth, we are lucky. We see incredible work happening in rainforests around the world, every day. Climate action by people living in rainforest that benefits not just themselves; but the entire planet, all people, and our future.

A landmark deforestation pledge: Cool Earth responds

Cool Earth has issued a statement in response to a landmark deforestation pledge announced today at COP26 to halt and reverse deforestation and land degradation by 2030, with £8.75 billion of public funds committed to protect and restore forests, alongside £5.3 billion of private investment.

From hero to zero? Cool Earth examines The UK government’s Net Zero strategy

The UK government's latest climate strategy was released last week to a somewhat subdued response. In the run-up to COP26, Deputy Director Dr Hannah Peck takes a deep dive into the report and shares Cool Earth’s take on why these proposals fall short, and how we can all act now to reverse the tide of climate change.

COP or COP-out?

Our take on the world’s most important climate conference. Too little too late? It’s taken global leaders far too long to listen to, and include, the most important climate experts of our time in solving the climate crisis – indigenous…

Let there be light: A solar project in Cameroon

We take light - electricity - for granted. At least those of us living in the Global West do. However, if you stop to think about it, that simple on-off light switch transforms lives.