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Greta Thunberg has called the COP26 climate conference a failure . “It is not a secret that COP26 is a failure. It should be obvious that we cannot solve a crisis with the same methods that got us into it in the first place,” she said. As if to make her point, Japan has refused to sign the statement on ending the use of coal-powered plants . The CEO of Exxon has been accused of lying to Congress about his company’s knowledge of its contribution to climate change ––and its attempts to cover that all up. A major document leak has revealed that wealthy nations like Saudi Arabia, Japan, and Australia (among others) are pressuring the UN to slow their shift away from climate change . Wealthy nations are also questioning why they should pay poor countries to shift towards green technologies. A metastudy of of nearly 90,000 climate studies reveal that 99.9% of studies agree that humans caused climate change , effectively quashing the argument that there’s any kind of debate. A Sudden Stratospheric Warming event may be on the way this winter, a phenomenon in which the Polar Vortex is disrupted and extreme weather strikes in unusual places––like the winter storm in Texas last year. North Dakota is in the midst of a drought so bad that it is being compared to the Dust Bowl , threatening the livelihood of ranchers and famers. More than two feet of rain fell in Italy in a single day , […]