World still ‘on brink of climate catastrophe’ after COP27

At the talks, nearly 200 countries agreed that a fund for loss and damage, which would pay out to rescue and rebuild the physical and…

EU accused of climate accounting tricks

There’s some hocus-pocus going on with the emissions reduction numbers the European Union is proudly touting at the COP27 climate summit, climate campaigners allege. The…

Humanity devouring itself and the planet

“At the moment,” writes Warren Hern, “we are the most misnamed species on the planet: Homo sapiens sapiens—’wise, wise man.’ Not.” Hern, 84, physician and…

COP27 being used to rebrand gas as transitional fuel, experts warn

Gas producers and their financial backers see COP27 as an opportunity for discussions about rebranding natural gas as a transition fuel rather than a fossil…