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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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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…

IUCN update: A modest proposal

Campaigners from the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) are backing indigenous people and local communities to protect the Amazon rainforest.

Don’t put fires out: Prevent them

Fighting rainforest fires is essential. For saving lives, homes and livelihoods (never mind the rainforest itself). Fighting these fires is short-term action – not a long-term solution. We can aim higher. Be smarter and together protect more rainforest than ever…

The world is on fire: You can put it out

We’ve all seen the devastating footage. Endless news reports. Homes and livelihoods are being destroyed. It’s overwhelming and hard to know how to help.

Why rainforest wildfires affect us all

All fire has the potential to be dangerous, life-changing, important. We know that. We also know that the health of rainforest affects the entire planet, all of us.