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An unforgettable first COP: impressions from a newcomer

Back home from COP 27 for a few hours, I feel the urge to write down what is going through my head about this experience. By Jessica Cuel – Despite the hours of training, the in-depth readings and the psychological preparation, nothing can prepare you for the whirlwind of experiences and emotions that a first […]Read More

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“There is no climate justice without human rights”

The Declaration of the peoples at COP27. – The People’s Plenary at COP27 aroused great emotion. Coordinated by a representative of Egyptian civil society and preceded by a few moments of meditation and prayer of some native peoples, the assembly was an opportunity to present the “Declaration for climate justice” by the main non-governmental organizations […]Read More

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Open letter against climate disinformation

Global leaders and entities launch open letter for further action against climate disinformation campaigns. By Daniele Savietto – One of the great evils of our century is fighting the orchestrated networks of disinformation that are increasingly circulating and affecting all crucial points of our life in society, such as the democratic rule of law, adherence […]Read More

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Lula’s speech at COP27 is a breath of hope

Brazil President-elect joined global leaders at COP27 and addressed those who insist on believing in an environmentally just future. By Daniele Savietto – The newly elected president, Lula, arrived at the COP and has already moved everyone who believes that the spaces of power can still be occupied by those who seek fair solutions to […]Read More

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Companies and Financiers behind Fossil Fuel Expansion in Africa

In 48 out of 55 African nations, oil, gas and coal companies are exploring or developing new fossil reserves, building new fossil infrastructure By Moisés Araújo – At the COP27, Urgewald, Stop EACOP, Oilwatch Africa, Africa Coal Network and 33 further African NGOs released the Report “Who is Financing Fossil Fuel Expansion in Africa?”. According […]Read More

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Territorial demarcation and fight against regression

The urgency of these themes was the focus of the press conference with Brazilian native nations. By Daniele Savietto – While many people are marching for the need for more concrete actions that can combat climate change, leaders of native peoples have come together in a movement to draw attention to two focal points at […]Read More

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Fund proposed to tackle deforestation in the Amazon

A fund between Brazil and Colombia is proposed to tackle deforestation in the Amazon. Vice-President of Colombia highlighted the importance of developed countries, the biggest emitters of greenhouse gases, implementing an energy transition to non-polluting sources. Text and Image: Pedro Borges | Editing: Elias Santana Malê, Alma Preta Translation: Daniele Savietto – Francia Márquez, vice […]Read More

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Bolsonaro government and indigenous people

Bolsonaro government will not hold debates on indigenous people and quilombolas at the COP. Official government space will have discussions focused on decarbonization and on success stories from industry and agribusiness. Text: Pedro Borges | Editing: Elias Santana Malê, Alma Preta | Image: Marcelo Camargo/Agência Brasil Translation: Daniele Savietto – The federal government’s agenda at […]Read More

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Climate justice in Brazilian cities – summary

A brief summary concerning climate justice in Brazilian cities. By Amanda Costa Translation: Erik Martins, AJN Brazil – Hey my climate beauties 🙂 It’s been so intense participating in the 27th UN Climate Change Conference, COP 27 – Egypt. There are many events, incidences, troubles, coffee with friends, outbreaks, coffee with funders, the desire to […]Read More