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Humanity Faces Climate ‘Suicide’ Without U.S. Rejoining Paris Agreement, Says The U.N. Secretary General

6 Mins Read By: Mark Hertsgaard Joining China and other big polluters, Biden’s pledge of “net zero” US emissions by 2050 brings the Paris Agreement goals “within reach”. “The way we are moving is a suicide,” United Nations Secretary General António Guterres said in an interview on Monday, and humanity’s survival will be “impossible” without the United States […]

A Trump Re-election May Cost Us The Climate Fight

7 Mins Read By: Oliver Milman  The US will officially exit the Paris accord one day after the 2020 US election and architects of that deal say the stakes could not be higher. It was a balmy June day in 2017 when Donald Trump took to the lectern in the White House Rose Garden to announce the US withdrawal from […]

The US Withdrawal From The Paris Climate Accord Is A Racist Act

4 Mins Read By: Adrienne Hollis The Paris agreement threw a lifeline to millions of people of color facing a premature death. Trump is tearing that away, writes Adrienne Hollis, the Senior Climate Justice and Health Scientist at the Union of Concerned Scientists. It’s official – in 100 days the United States will formally withdraw from the Paris climate […]