Citizen Action Monitor

Fact-checking the COP21 climate deal

Is it really as ambitious as many people are claiming? No 1540 Posted by fw, December 14, 2015 “Before the talks began, social movements, environmental groups, and trade unions around … Continue reading

December 14, 2015

COP21’s final report sends mixed messages — Whether it’s a turning point depends on us

No mistaking message of thousands of Paris protesters — People power will determine how fast world faces up to climate crisis. No 1538 Posted by fw, December 13, 2015 “While … Continue reading

December 13, 2015

In an act of defiant civil disobedience, activists will be in the streets of Paris on 12/12 at 12 noon

Dangerous warming is not far off in the distance, it is already costing thousands of lives and livelihoods No 1534 Posted by fw, December 9, 2015 “By taking to the … Continue reading

December 9, 2015

The fundamental difficulty in reaching agreement at COP21 is that fossil fuels fuel capitalism

Without radical economic change, the two-degree limit can’t be achieved. Even if every emission target is achieved, the temperature increase will still be way over 2°C. No 1530 Posted by … Continue reading

December 5, 2015

“This is really a total fraud,” says climate scientist James Hansen about COP21

What Obama is proposing is “totally ineffectual.” No 1529 Posted by fw, December 4, 2015 “Remarkably, [COP21] is not much different than Kyoto except that, here, they’re not even requiring … Continue reading

December 4, 2015

COP21 emissions reduction targets will lead to extremely dangerous temperature rise of 3-4 degrees

Paris talks are ‘incremental nonsense’ — we need a post-Paris peoples’ plan, declares Naomi Klein No 1528 Posted by fw, December 4, 2015 “In sharp contrast to the hopefulness that … Continue reading

December 4, 2015

It is past time for a massive mobilization to pressure political leaders to act decisively on climate change

Plans are now being prepared for this massive mobilization, leading up to and in Paris No 1347 Posted by fw, May 24, 2015 “Strong social forces with the ability to … Continue reading

May 24, 2015