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Cop27 Climate Summit Promises Disaster Aid to Poor Nations

The Conference in Sharm El Sheikh focuses also on the most vulnerable communities as the climate crisis hardens life conditions of those already most disadvantaged.Dominika Zarzycka / Zuma Press This story was originally published by the Guardian and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. On the eve of the Cop27 climate conference that has just finished in…

UK Environment Minister Slams Conservative Attacks on Climate “Wokeness”

Zac Goldsmith in 2020.Paul Ellis/AP This story was originally published by Canada’s National Observer and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Rightwing Tory MPs should stop portraying concerns over the climate and nature as “woke”, and understand that voters are deeply concerned about the crisis, the Conservative minister Zac Goldsmith has warned. “What I’m trying to persuade…

DeSantis Promised to Protect Florida’s Waters. Environmental Advocates Say He Belly Flopped.

Then-candidate Ron DeSantis gets off an airboat with Gladesman and former Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation commissioner Ron Bergeron after a tour of the Florida Everglades, Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.Wilfredo Lee/AP Fight disinformation: Sign up for the free Mother Jones Daily newsletter and follow the news that matters.Just days before he…