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A Dose of Climate Optimism

This is the other side of the climate breakdown coin. Environmental wins from around the world that give us climate optimism.   PetroTal production could be halted in Peru due to protests [1]…

Finding optimism in the latest IPCC Report

(it wasn’t easy).

The recent IPCC report (The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) contained very few glimmers of hope and as you might expect, was stark reading indeed. Some points do shine, and we’re here to tell you about them. Here are…

A Dose of Climate Optimism

Want some climate optimism news? You’re in the right place. Get it, share it, create more of it. Philanthropists are funding crucial climate journalism [1]Independent (2022) More than two dozen journalists…

A landmark deforestation pledge: Cool Earth responds

A landmark deforestation pledge was 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. Cool…

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…