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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.

Eight things we’ve learnt from the IPCC Report

This morning, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released the first of their climate change reports. If you take anything from this article then it is this; the time to act is now.

2021 IPCC Report: What You Need To Know

“Today is the International Day of World Indigenous Peoples. The IPCC draws on enormously, and also respects, indigenous knowledge all over the world. We recognise that traditional agricultural practices can be resilient to climate…indigenous knowledge systems and practices allow local…

Cool Earth’s SDG Fund

“The SDGs are a framework to integrate people and planet. It’s the first time we have that. The rainforests are fundamental to the development agenda we must follow which is why I put my bets on Cool…