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Why cheap  oil is good news for the climate

Why cheap oil is good news for the climate

Take heart, says Jess Worth: rock-bottom fuel prices won’t lead to fossil-fuelled development booms.
Life's juggernaut rolls on

Life's juggernaut rolls on

Mari Marcel Thekaekara is in pensive mood as she looks back on a turbulent 2014.
Thaw at last - Cuba and the US get talking

Thaw at last - Cuba and the US get talking

Obama and Castro's announcement is momentous. But getting rid of the embargo is unlikely to be swift or easy, writes Vanessa Baird.
Grassroots climate resilience in dryland Africa

Grassroots climate resilience in dryland Africa

We must listen to and work with those most affected by climate change, says Philip Goodwin.
A doctor with a difference

A doctor with a difference

Catherine Hamlin has dedicated her life to patients at her fistula hospital in Ethiopia. Sofi Lundin meets her.
Mafia, #LuxLeaks and more tax scandal

Mafia, #LuxLeaks and more tax scandal

The latest podcast from the Tax Justice Network.

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Making Waves: Catherine Hamlin

Sofi Lundin meets Catherine Hamlin, Nobel Peace Prize nominee and doctor extraordinaire.

Evicted by charity

The green imperialism of some conservation charities, by Sophie Pritchard.

‘You took them alive, we want them alive!’

In Mexico, the disappearance of 42 students has mobilized an entire country against a failing government. Andalusia Knoll reports.

The unwelcome return of development pornography

John Hilary on a degrading spectacle that keeps coming back.

The psychology of climate change

Mischa Wilmers explores the reasons behind climate change-skeptics, and how we can counter their influence.

Climate change greenwashing

Peru’s climate change talks open to allegations of hypocrisy and deception, Stephanie Boyd reports.

NGOs - do they help?

There are more NGOs today than ever; some are bigger than ever. Yet, discovers Dinyar Godrej, questions persist about their role.

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Why cheap oil is good news for the climate

Take heart, says Jess Worth: rock-bottom fuel prices won’t lead to fossil-fuelled development booms. 

Life’s juggernaut rolls on

Mari Marcel Thekaekara is in pensive mood as she looks back on a turbulent 2014.

Thaw at last – Cuba and the US get talking

This week’s announcement by Obama and Castro is momentous. But getting rid of the embargo is unlikely to be swift or easy, writes Vanessa Baird.

Grassroots climate resilience in dryland Africa

We must listen to and work with those most affected by climate change, says Philip Goodwin.

The truth about inequality

Wealth is highly concentrated among relatively few very rich people, says Michael Roscoe.

Mafia, #LuxLeaks and more tax scandal

The latest podcast from the Tax Justice Network.

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