Protesters gathered outside Atlanta City Hall during Mayor Dickens’ January 31 press conference to cast doubt on his claims about reaching a “compromise” regarding "Cop City" / credit: Unicorn Riot

City of Atlanta and DeKalb County Announce ‘Agreement’ Amid Growing Opposition to Cop City

Protesters accuse Atlanta officials of lying about an alleged "compromise" over the construction of a $90 million, 85-acre police-training facility activists have dubbed "Cop City." The city of Atlanta and DeKalb County reportedly have reached an agreement regarding permitting issues that had previously slowed their plans build in the middle of a forest in unincorporated DeKalb County, southeast of Atlanta. Ryan Fatica reports for Unicorn Riot.

How Sicily Is Tackling Wildfires Amid a Global Climate Crisis

Over the last 14 years, Sicily has reported more than half of Italy's wooden (and non-wooden) burned area. Throughout the world, fires have intensified over the last 20 years, with more than 1 billion acres—or 11 percent—of tree cover lost. This not only affects biodiversity and human settlements close by. The greenhouse gasses emitted exacerbate the current climate crisis. Natalia Torres Garzon reports. Photography by Antonio Cascio.