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Climate Change News Digest for 11/30/22

This digest provides a selection of recent news articles relating to climate change and other environmental issues. Click on the title to read the full article from its original source.


What are the key outcomes of COP27 climate summit?

By Fiona Harvey (The Guardian)

From loss and damage to 1.5C goal and World Bank reform, the takeaways from COP27.


One state mandates teaching climate change in almost all subjects – even PE

By Caroline Preston (The Hechinger Report)

New Jersey’s teachers are now required to teach climate change beginning in kindergarten, and across most subjects, including art, social studies, world languages and PE. Supporters hope the lessons will spread.


Kicking our growth addiction is the way out of the climate crisis. This is how to do it

By Larry Elliott (The Guardian)

Given the existential threat posed by global heating, the concept that growth is good is being seriously challenged by those who say policymakers should be aiming for zero growth or even degrowth economies, ones that are shrinking. Make no mistake, it is a good thing that the accepted wisdom is being questioned. The idea that faster growth is the solution to every problem is no longer tenable.


Giving up on 1.5C climate target would be gift to carbon boosters

By Fiona Harvey (The Guardian)

Head of the International Energy Agency says claims that 1.5C limit is dead are ‘factually incorrect and politically very wrong’.


Black Friday’s ‘Enormous Environmental Impact’ Sparks a Green Backlash

By Kristoffer Tigue (Inside Climate News)

Because manufacturing and transportation still rely overwhelmingly on the burning of fossil fuels, the production and delivery of consumer goods make up the majority of the world’s annual greenhouse gas emissions.


About the Digest: Articles included here are selected from several organizations which consolidate climate change related news from many sources around the world. These organizations include Carbon Brief and Inside Climate News. Accessing the full articles from the links provided here may sometimes not be possible due to access restrictions of the originating publications.


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