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On the streets of Glasgow – my COP26 highlights

By: Ludovico Caminati Engström
Date: 1 December 2021
Campaigns: Climate, Youth

Together with almost 20 activists from the Stirling group we joined three days of protests against the “Global North greenwash festival” as described by Greta Thunberg, often referred to as […]

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Faulty finance and slow progress at COP26

By: Daniel Willis
Date: 10 November 2021
Campaigns: Climate

Amidst a chaotic week and a bit of talks and pledges, the UK’s presidency of COP26 has so far frustrated civil society and failed to live up to global south […]

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The climate justice movement is on the rise at COP26

By: Nick Dearden
Date: 8 November 2021
Campaigns: Climate

I’ve been in Glasgow all week, and already one thing is clear to me: world leaders cannot ignore us any longer. We’ve shifted the dial on climate justice. While governments […]

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COP26: Boris Johnson’s climate finance announcement ‘nowhere near enough’

Date: 1 November 2021
Campaigns: Climate

Reacting to Boris Johnson’s announcement of an extra £1bn a year of climate finance, Daniel Willis, climate campaigner at Global Justice Now, said: Proper provision of climate finance is crucial […]

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‘Inward-looking’ Budget will leave little faith in UK at COP26, campaigners say

Date: 27 October 2021
Campaigns: Aid, Climate, Pharma

Reacting to the Chancellor’s Budget speech, Nick Dearden, director of Global Justice Now, said: “All the Chancellor has confirmed today is that he is incapable of looking beyond the UK’s […]

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Nov05

Global Justice Now activist space for COP26

When: 05/11/2021 @ 6:30 pm to 06/11/2021 @ 8:30 pm
Campaigns: Climate

Global Justice Now will be running an activist space at 72 Berkeley Street, Glasgow G3 7DS from the evening of Thursday 4 November to the evening of Friday 5 November […]

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The UK is a long way short of paying its ‘fair share’ of climate finance at COP26

By: Daniel Willis
Date: 16 October 2021
Campaigns: Climate

Boris Johnson has called on rich countries to pledge more climate finance at COP26. But the UK is a long way short of paying its own fair share. At last […]

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The good, the bad and the dangerous: What to expect from COP26

By: Global Justice Now
Date: 16 October 2021
Campaigns: Climate

As world leaders prepare to descend on Glasgow, here’s Global Justice Now’s guide to the summit. Climate politics at COPs is complex and the stakes are high. After almost three […]

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COP26: A history of broken promises and shifting goalposts

By: Meena Raman
Date: 16 October 2021
Campaigns: Climate

Ever since the world agreed a fragile framework to tackle climate change in the 1990s, rich countries have been in denial about their responsibility for causing the problem, and what […]

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Nov08

People’s Summit for Climate Justice

When: 08/11/2021 to 10/11/2021
Campaigns: Climate

While world leaders meet to discuss our future at COP26, we’ll be building power for system change together. Bringing together the climate justice movement to discuss, learn and strategise for […]

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