Category: United Nations

COP27: Klein Calls for Boycott of COP28

The author’s salvo follows a gathering at which activists were harassed, surveilled and sidelined by Egypt’s authoritarian government as lobbyists from Exxon, Chevron and other fossil fuel giants swarmed the venue. 

COP27: Show Marginalized Countries the Money

Globally, as much as $3.8 trillion must be invested every year to hold back global warming, write Peter Schlosser and Michael Dorsey. For comparison, the IMF says $5.9 trillion was spent on fossil-fuel subsidies, in total, in 2020. 

The Geopolitics of Inequality

The geopolitics of inequality persist, writes Vijay Prashad, even though industrial production has moved from the Global North to the Global South.