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Syria signs Paris climate agreement and leaves US isolated

syria’s surprise decision to sign the paris climate agreement comes against the background of a brutal civil war
Syria’s surprise decision to sign the Paris climate agreement comes against the background of a brutal civil war. Photograph: Sean Gallup/Getty Images

Syria’s decision means America will be the only country outside the landmark deal if it follows through with Donald Trump’s vow to leave

November 7, 2017 — Syria has decided to sign the Paris agreement on climate change, the world’s final functioning state to do so. The surprise decision, taken amid a brutal civil war in the country, will leave the US as the only country outside the agreement if it follows through on President Donald Trump’s vow to leave. Continue reading Syria signs Paris climate agreement and leaves US isolated

Pinoy climate champions on global warming: ‘We can win this fight’

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CLIMATE TALKS. (L-R) Galicha of Climate Reality Philippines, multimedia journalist Atom Araullo, Greenpeace Philippines executive director Yeb Saño, Caritas Philippines executive secretary Fr Edu Gariguez, Climate Reality Leader John Leonard Chan, and MovePH Editor Voltaire Tupaz lead the open forum after the premiere screening of ‘Inconvenient Truth’ on August 28 at Trinoma Cinema in Quezon City. Photo by Leanne Jazul/Rappler

Advocates and media climate champions talk about Al Gore’s documentary, ‘An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to power’, during its premiere screening in the Philippines

MANILA, Philippines (Aug. 30, 2017) — Climate advocates from different sectors expressed their hopes of winning the battle against climate change after watching the premiere of the “An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power,” on Monday, August 28, in Quezon City. Continue reading Pinoy climate champions on global warming: ‘We can win this fight’

IN PHOTOS: ‘An Inconvenient Sequel’ premieres in PH

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BE INCONVENIENT. Several environmental advocates attend the premiere screening of the “An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power” in the Philippines. Photo by Leanne Jazul/Rappler

The documentary will be shown exclusively at Ayala Malls Cinemas (Trinoma and Glorietta 4) starting August 30, 2017

MANILA, Philippines (Aug. 29, 2017) — The much-awaited follow-up to Nobel laureate Al Gore’s award-winning 2006 documentary, An Inconvenient Truth, premiered in the Philippines on Monday night, August 28. Continue reading IN PHOTOS: ‘An Inconvenient Sequel’ premieres in PH

Al Gore’s An ‘Inconvenient Sequel’ premieres in PH on August 28

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The movie will be shown exclusively at Ayala Malls Cinemas (Trinoma and Glorietta 4) starting August 30, 2017

MANILA, Philippine (Aug. 23, 2017) — A decade after An Inconvenient Truth brought the climate crisis into the heart of popular culture, comes the riveting and rousing follow-up that shows just how close we are to a real energy revolution. Continue reading Al Gore’s An ‘Inconvenient Sequel’ premieres in PH on August 28

Al Gore at Cannes: ‘Trump cannot stop the solutions to the climate crisis’

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Al Gore at Cannes, where he is promoting An Inconvenient Sequel. Photograph: Tristan Fewings/Getty Images

The former US vice-president and environmental activist said there was hope in the fight against climate change – but the world and the US had to act

May 22, 2017 — Al Gore believes that Donald Trump will not halt the momentum of the climate movement even if he withdraws the US from the Paris agreement. Continue reading Al Gore at Cannes: ‘Trump cannot stop the solutions to the climate crisis’

Portland schools ditch textbooks that question climate change

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Forward looking … the waterfront in Portland, Oregon. Photograph: Patrick Brooks Brandenburg/Getty Images/Aurora Creative

Oregon city’s education board will now insist on teaching that ‘the climate crisis is created by human beings’

May 24, 2016 — Schools in Portland, Oregon, have voted to abandon textbooks that “express doubt about the severity of the climate crisis or its root in human activities”. Continue reading Portland schools ditch textbooks that question climate change

Is Climate Change Threatening the World’s Fisheries

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As if overfishing didn’t already exert enough extreme pressure on the supply of seafood, warming ocean temperatures are diminishing the ability for global fisheries to repopulate

January 12, 2016 —You know that whole climate change thing you’ve been herring so much about? Well, in addition to increased natural disasters, melting glaciers, and rising sea levels, the climate crisis is dolphin-itely threatening the world’s seafood supply. Continue reading Is Climate Change Threatening the World’s Fisheries