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Climate Justice comes to Copenhagen

Today's protests rocked the summit: as the UN tries to silence opposition, our voices just get louder.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Offsets get a code of conned-uct

The British Government's introduction of a 'Code of Conduct' for thevoluntary carbon offset industry has been met with gaping yawns fromenvironmentalists. Most greens have come to the conclusion that carbonoffsets offer little in the way of effective climate solutions and canactually exacerbate the climate crisis by delaying the inevitableparadigm shift that takes us away from the fossil fuel economy.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Who will dance with the devil?

Today is the 15th anniversary of the execution of Nigerian author and activist Ken Saro-Wiwa.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Pulp Friction

Whether youre living in the Rich World or Poor World, pulp is probably producing problems for people not too far from you. Were continuing to destroy trees that eat carbon dioxide one of the main greenhouse gases. Theres also a litany of other problems that follow the plantations that are grown to replace old growth the loss of food-supplies for the surrounding communities; the pollution of local water supplies; the promise of jobs at paper mills that only a few will ever get; and the…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Human Tides

An estimated one billion people will flee their homes by 2050...…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The news from Copenhagen: bullying and back-room deals

The Copenhagen climate talks have only just begun, but already there's evidence that an unjust deal favouring industrialized countries is surreptitiously being struck.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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‘Chevrong’

Oil giant gains legal victory but remains beset by claimsof human rights abuses .…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Mindset: justice

Giedre Steikunaite reflects on 6 Billion Ways – a day of discussions, music, workshops and inspiration for action on local and global justice issues.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Suing Shell

Oil giant being sued for environmental destruction by farmers in the Niger Delta.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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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.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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