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Whose Voices Are (and Aren’t) Being Heard at COP26?

8 Mins Read By Rachel Sarah “COP26 is looking like one of the most inequitable, White, and segregated COPs to ever occur,” says Ayisha Siddiqa, a climate activist who traveled from New York City to Glasgow for the long-awaited 26th Conference of the Parties, which began on Oct. 31. Over the course of 13 days, parties to the 1992 United […]

George Floyd Death: Climate Activists Promise To Address Rampant Racial Justice

9 Mins Read By: Ilana Cohen, Evelyn Nieves, Judy Fahys, Marianne Lavelle, James Bruggers Friends of the Earth tweeted #BlackLivesMatter, and the head of the NRDC promised “to be fully and visibly committed to the fight against systemic racism.” When New York Communities for Change helped lead a demonstration of 500 on Monday in Brooklyn to protest George […]