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From Russia, with blood: the impact of coal exports to Britain

The environmental and human costs are high, writes Vladimir Slivyak..…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Sámi grassroots fight for indigenous rights in Paris

The Sámi are the indigenous people of Northern Scandinavia and were in Paris with other indigenous to fight for climate justice. Ragnhild Freng Dale explains.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Impeachment of Brazil’s Dilma Rousseff is a setback for the whole country

Increased political polarization has fueled the growth of the far right wing and repression of social movements, writes Sarah Roure.…

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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.…

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Are we going to sit back and wait for the next mine waste disaster?

Following a recent tragedy in Brazil, Jennifer Krill wonders when environmental laws are going to be enforced.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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To the (inflatable) barricades!

Hundreds of people from the climate justice movement have remained in Paris determined to defy the protest ban, Jamie Kelsey-Fry reports.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Living the effects of climate change

As debate continues in Paris, Indians are dying in the latest floods, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The earth or the pits: The global campaign to pay Ecuador to keep its oil in the soil

This program celebrates a remarkable environmental strategy proposed by civil society that is now the preferred option of the Ecuador's President. Ecuador will keep nearly a billion barrels of oil in the ground if the international community pay it $350 million in compensation each and every year for the next 10 years. The proposal has clear environmental and social benefits for Ecuador.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Radio New Internationalist - Under the privileged

The United States Government suggests that nanotechnology is getting in the drivers seat to steer the next industrial revolution. The Australian Government says that nanotechnology will fundamentally transform every aspect of our lives. Business leaders predict that nano-industry may be worth one trillion US dollars in the next five years.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Conflict and colonialism

The scramble for Africa’smineral wealth is leading to de factore-colonization at the hands of mining transnationals.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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