New Internationalist

Environment

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Recycling helps us avoid tackling climate change

Amit Singh calls for action on the true causes of environmental destruction. 

Filed in: Climate Change Environment

The myth of ethical gold

Certification schemes notwithstanding, clean gold is a bit of a scam, says Stephanie Boyd.

Filed in: Fair Trade Mining

Stop the gold rush!

Our appetite for the shiny metal is both pointless and dangerous, argues Richard Swift.

Filed in: Environment Mining Wealth

Britain’s train industry has gone off the rails

But there is an alternative that puts people before profit and politics, says Lydia James.

Filed in: Privatization Transport United Kingdom

The price of gold

Critic of the Canadian mining industry, Alain Deneault, talks to Richard Swift about the destructive nature of this sector.

Filed in: Canada Corporations Mining

Nicaragua’s Grand Canal: more questions than answers

Concerns are riding high about the adverse effect of the planned waterway on local communities and wildlife, reports Emily Schechter.

Filed in: Conservation Nicaragua Water

Protesters question airport expansion plans

Ylenia Gostoli talks to activists demanding a cleaner, greener future for London.

Filed in: Activism England Environment Pollution

Controversial ‘killing law’ leads to Bucharest stray-dog slaughter

Stephen McGrath reports from Romania on the country’s animal-abuse shame.

Filed in: Animals Romania

Welcome to the Philippines, welcome to coal country

The power outages caused by Typhoon Rammasun highlight a precarious, and dirty, energy situation, says Iris Gonzales.

Filed in: Energy Philippines Sustainability

Forget population policies: give women choice and control

Lana Groves argues that the best way to reduce fertility rates is to improve women and girls’ schooling.

Filed in: Education Population Women

Power to the people

How access to energy is key to fighting global poverty. Iris Gonzales reports. 

Filed in: Energy Poverty

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