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Coal’s hidden ‘double whammy’

Millions of hectares of forest are threatened by coal mining, warns Saskia Ozinga.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Armed conflict, environmental protection and the Sustainable Development Goals

Unless the international community does more to protect the environment from armed conflict, many countries will fail to meet the Sustainable Development Goals, writes Doug Weir.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Calculating the environmental benefits of peace in Colombia

The costs of the 50-year conflict add up to ecocide. Doug Weir reports.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Is flying still beyond the pale?

Climate researcher Kevin Anderson and business adviser Brendan May go head to head.…

  • Wed Jan 1 08:47:00 2014
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Postcard from Cancún: the struggle

Time for a little people power at the climate summit – despite the obstacles.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The butterfly effect

Indigenous people aren't just atthe sharp end of climate change, they are pioneering the solutions. We shouldbe listening to them.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The other Copenhagen conference

The way we use (and waste) water has a profound impact on climate change, as experts have been discussing at Klimaforum09.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Indigenous Groups sound the REDD Alert

I'm currently writing an article for our forthcoming issue of the New Internationalistmagazine that looks at some of the potential dangers of relying oncarbon markets for preserving forests and biodiversity. The globalcarbon market is worth $64 billion but has yet to produce much in theway of reductions in emissions. It has however delivered huge profitsto some of the world's worst polluters who have been investing heavilyin carbon trading, offsets and 'environmental services'.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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A Green OPEC?

Despite the underwhelming emphasison climate change at the World Social Forum, there were a fewinteresting sessions and issues worth noting, many of which might nothave been labeled as strictly ‘climate change’ sessions.One in particular was a workshop on biofuels, organized by the Global Forest Coalition.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Deeper into that dangerous territory

Today the UN officially launches the International Year of Forests. There's some good news, and some bad news..…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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