New Internationalist

Articles by Danny Chivers

Artful dodging

Five reasons not to buy BP’s story about the end of its sponsorship deals.

  • April 7, 2016
  • 1

Cowspiracy: stampeding in the wrong direction?

There’s much to admire in the documentary but its political framing and a major error threaten to undermine its message, writes Danny Chivers.

  • February 10, 2016
  • 41

Why we should feel positive about Paris

Though the deal was a dud, this was no Copenhagen, argue Jess Worth and Danny Chivers.

  • December 13, 2015
  • 4

Paris deal: Epic fail on a planetary scale

The Paris Agreement is being hailed as a great success. But will it deliver climate justice? Danny Chivers and Jess Worth put it to the test.

  • December 12, 2015
  • 19

Protest ban? What protest ban?

The French government’s attempts to crack down on climate protesters have only made their voices louder, reports Danny Chivers.

  • November 29, 2015
  • 3

A social uprising for energy democracy

Leading Filipino trade unionist Josua Mata tells Danny Chivers about their success in linking labour struggles with climate justice.

  • November 27, 2015
  • 0

What's on the table at Paris?

Is a ‘good climate deal’ possible at Paris? Danny Chivers and Jess Worth ask: what’s the best we can hope for?

  • November 1, 2015
  • 2

Views from inside the climate talks

Activist experiences of previous UN climate talks, from New Internationalist’s November magazine.

  • November 1, 2015
  • 0

Forget Paris?

While politicians drag their feet at climate summits, Jess Worth and Danny Chivers find hope in unexpected places.

  • November 1, 2015
  • 3

'The real power is below'

Campaigners, unionists and organizers discuss Paris, and beyond, from New Internationalist’s November magazine.

  • November 1, 2015
  • 0

The stuff problem

How much mined material will we need to build a 100-per-cent renewable world? Danny Chivers works it out.

  • August 15, 2015
  • 15

Renewable energy - the facts

How much energy, how it’s used and what we really need.

  • March 1, 2015
  • 0

Whose renewable future?

Is big business poised to capture the renewables revolution? Danny Chivers draws up the battle lines.

  • March 1, 2015
  • 3

Take action on renewables

Some ideas and starting points on how you can help build a cleaner, fairer energy future.

  • March 1, 2015
  • 0

VIDEO: Taking on the climate change sceptics

Richard Roaf and Danny Chivers debunk five common misconceptions in 3 and a half minutes…

  • November 21, 2013
  • 0

New bite-sized videos give the no-nonsense lowdown on climate change

Richard Roaf and Danny Chivers deliver the science while cutting through the jargon surrounding one of the trickiest issues of the day.

  • November 13, 2013
  • 1

Another energy future is possible

We can stop runaway climate change. A new website launched by the UK Tar Sands Network shows you how.

  • July 24, 2013
  • 1

A tarred reputation

Danny Chivers on how the UK Tar Sands Network got a room of influential delegates to laugh at the Canadian Environment Minister.

  • October 16, 2012
  • 8

Out, damn logo! Reclaiming Shakespeare from the sponsors

An anarcho-thespian performance at the British Museum raises eyebrows – and awareness.

  • July 27, 2012
  • 0

Introducing... The Eight Great Greenwashers

Ahead of the Rio +20 Earth Summit, Danny Chivers exposes the canny, crafty and plain deceitful claims of corporations co-opting ‘sustainability’

  • June 1, 2012
  • 0

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.

  • June 1, 2012
  • 0

Podcast: Danny Chivers on greenwashing and Rio+20

An interview with Danny Chivers on how corporations are greenwashing themselves and attempting to hijack the Rio+20 UN conference.

  • May 10, 2012
  • 0

Why I told BP to disclose its interplanetary spaceship

There’s no escape for BP directors as Danny Chivers and others pull off an audacious direct action at the oil company’s AGM.

  • April 16, 2012
  • 0

Where now for biofuels?

Can fuel crops ever be sustainable? Danny Chivers gives us the lowdown.

  • July 1, 2011
  • 2

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.

  • July 1, 2011
  • 4

Podcast: Danny Chivers on climate change denial

An interview with the author of our No-Nonsense Guide to Climate Change.

  • June 6, 2011
  • 0

Switching off denial: a guide

How do you respond to people in climate denial? Danny Chivers offers a step-by-step guide to rebutting the most common arguments against climate change.

A Week Excuse: Why Climate Week is a cover-up for the climate bullies

"We can overcome these barriers and shift to a safer, fairer way of doing things – but only if everyone who cares about this stuff starts working together to challenge the power of corporations and promote genuine alternatives."

  • March 3, 2011
  • 2

Undercover and over-the-top: The collapse of the Ratcliffe trial

One of the six defendants whose charges were dropped in the Ratcliffe case explains the extraordinary events that led to the collapse of his trial, and what they tell us about the policing of protest in Britain today.

  • January 12, 2011
  • 3

Rising faster than the oceans

After Copenhagen, Danny Chivers offers some thoughts on what comes next – complete with positive suggestions and glimmerings of hope.

  • January 14, 2010
  • 0

Less talk, more wind!

Wind power workers are blowing up a storm, discovers Danny Chivers.

  • August 4, 2009
  • 0

Just or bust

Danny Chivers surveys the options for the Copenhagen climate talks in 2009, and asks if they can deliver climate justice.

  • January 1, 2009
  • 0

About Danny Chivers

Danny Chivers is a climate change researcher, activist and performance poet. He is the author of the New Internationalist's The No-Nonsense Guide to Climate Change: The science, the solutions, the way forward.

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