There are just two actions needed to prevent catastrophic climate breakdown: leave fossil fuels in the ground and stop farming animals. But, thanks to the power of the two industries, both aims are officially unmentionable.
Sisi’s Egypt is making a big show of solar panels and biodegradable straws ahead of next month’s climate summit – but in reality the regime imprisons activists and bans research. The climate movement should not play along.
Kenya’s president Ruto writes: Africa is the continent most affected by climate change and yet the least responsible for it. Despite this, Africa has the opportunity to lead the world and show that we do not need to destroy the climate to prosper.
Passage of the Inflation Reduction Act filled Daniel Sherrell with joy and rage, relief and apprehension, exhaustion and vigilance. But the grievous flaws in this bill represent a failure, not a triumph, of democracy, he says.