COP21

HFC Reduction Agreement Is Historic, But No Silver Bullet for Climate Change

October 18, 2016

It’s legally binding and delivers on goals set in Paris, but we need many more of these kinds of agreements in order to meet the 1.5 C target, says Climate Interaction’s Andrew Jones

Why is the Airline Industry Exempt from the Paris Climate Agreement?

October 12, 2016

The airline industry’s emissions are as large as Germany’s and threaten the globe from meeting targets set at COP21, says Vera Paradee of the Climate Law Institute

U.S. and China Commit to Paris Climate Accord While Keeping Fossil Fuel Subsidies in Place

September 7, 2016

Subsidizing oil and gas companies runs counter to the Paris Agreement, says Alex Doukas of Oil Change International

Reducing Carbon Emissions Won’t Halt Economic Growth

March 18, 2016

PERI’s Robert Pollin says that at COP21, officials missed the opportunity to promote investment in the green economy, which would reduce poverty by creating jobs

Leaders Sidestep Pentagon’s Carbon Emissions at COP21

December 14, 2015

Transnational Institute’s Nick Buxton explains how the world’s greatest CO2 emitter has gotten a free pass at climate negotiations since the 90’s

The Canadian Environment Minister’s Cop-out at COP21

December 10, 2015

Dimitri Lascaris of TRNN, Carol Linnit of DeSmogCanada, and Ashley Renders of Vice News Canada challenge the new minister

The Canadian Environment Minister’s Cop-out at COP21

December 10, 2015

Dimitri Lascaris of TRNN, Carol Linnit of DeSmogCanada, and Ashley Renders of Vice News Canada challenge the new minister

Day 9: No Meaningful Outcome From Paris

December 9, 2015

Dimitri Lascaris says the draft agreement is profoundly unsatisfactory and lacks enforcement procedures

Former Bolivian UN Ambassador: COP21 Draft Text Shows Plans to Further Commodify Nature

December 9, 2015

TRNN correspondent Dimitri Lascaris talks to former UN Ambassador of Bolivia Pablo Solon, who says the final Paris agreement is headed towards the creation of carbon markets with terms to be settled in future COP meetings

Are Fossil Fuel Companies Recognizing Climate-Related Risks of Business?

December 8, 2015

Carbon Tracker Institute CEO Anthony Hobley speaks to TRNN correspondent Dimitri Lascaris about how global capital markets are realizing that fossil fuels companies will not be able to burn all of their reserves without wrecking the planet.