New Internationalist

Sustainability

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Big business goes to Rio

With the Earth Summit just days away, Danny Chivers chronicles the urgent battle to stop corporates from hijacking the green agenda.

Filed in: Climate Change Sustainability UN

African grannies go solar

Indian activist Bunker Roy is bringing electric light to rural villages by training up grandmothers as solar engineers, reports Georgia Hanias.

Filed in: Ageing Energy Sustainability Women

Dirty hands – the World Bank’s role in land-grabbing

As delegates gather at the World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty, two videos expose what happens when community land is taken over by private interests.

Filed in: Environment Sustainability World Bank

Rio+20 Earth Summit – time to change the narrative

What we need at the June meeting is action – not voluntary pledges and empty goals. Phil England looks ahead.

Filed in: Environment Sustainability

Biofuels - the good, the bad and the ugly

From wood to algae, biofuels have been around for years. But they’re not necessarily all they’re cracked up to be. Danny Chivers has the low-down.

Filed in: Agriculture Biotech Power Sustainability

Endgame in the Amazon

Is Ecuador’s bold proposal not to exploit a billion barrels of oil in the Yasuní National Park a serious option for combating climate change? If so, the world is going to have to move fast, warns Vanessa Baird.

Filed in: Climate Change Conservation Environment Mining Oil Sustainability

Permanent culture

Had David Ransom known, he might well have taken the same path much sooner.

Filed in: Sustainability

Global common sense

A brief tour around the permacultural world – North America, Nepal, Cuba, India, Palestine, Zimbabwe.

Filed in: Sustainability

10 DIY Permaculture Ideas

From living roofs and forest gardens to animal tractors and chicken greenhouses.

Filed in: Sustainability

No-dig for victory

A fresh forest of networks is blooming in the inner cities of Bristol and London, where David Ransom tries to keep pace with Peak Oil as well.

Filed in: Sustainability

Tasmanian roots

The two Australians, Bill Mollison and David Holmgren, set the ball rolling – Russ Grayson and Steve Payne tell their story.

Filed in: Australia History Sustainability

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