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‘I want my story to be heard’

Hakim Young meets Khalid Ahmad, who survived the US bombing of a hospital in Afghanistan. 

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Will COP21 leave ‘loss and damage’ lost and damaged?

Developed countries are determined to undermine any remnant commitment to justice in this process. Morgan Curtis reports for New Internationalist.

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‘Recognizing our rights to live in our forests is part of the solution to climate change’

Justin Kenrick meets with Sengwer community’s Yator Kiptum and Milka Chepkorir about the meaning of climate justice.

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As COP21 enters final week, civil society escalates message

Last week, the sterile hallways at COP21 rang with the chants ‘1.5 to stay alive!’ Morgan Curtis reports from Paris as climate talks enter their final week.

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Building resilience to climate change in rural Malawi

Malawian environmental journalist Charles Mkoka reports on how communities are already adapting to the ever-changing climate around them.

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David Cohen – an advocate par excellence

Mari Marcel Thekaekara remembers a much-loved friend and mentor who died last week.

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Is Saudi Arabia the big bad wolf of the Paris climate talks?

The oil producing giant blocked efforts in Paris to limit global warming to 1.5C above pre-industrial levels, Kyla Mandel and Brendan Montague report.

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End War(Ming): we need system change, not climate change

Following the British parliamentary vote to bomb Syria, Iraq War veteran and peace activist Shawna Foster explains how these kinds of military interventions are linked to fossil fuels and climate change.

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Standing on the shoulders of 18-year-olds

It’s conscious and active young people who will be holding our governments to account, Rachel Lees writes.

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A message to the world from the Wampis

The first email ever sent from the Wampis community of Soledad in the Peruvian rainforest was to New Internationalist, just last week. They want to tell the world their inspiring story. Andres Noningo Sesen explains.

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The youth movement strikes back

A new global youth action network – the Climate Strike – was born in Paris this week. Marienna Pope-Weidemann and Samir Dathi were there to hear their plans.

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