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The dubious honour of hosting the Olympic Games

If their economic benefits are so underwhelming, why do countries jump at the chance to organize the Olympics? Niko Kommenda investigates.…

  • Mon Nov 28 05:05:00 2016
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‘We need a climate change adaptation fund’

Iris Gonzales interviews economics expert Jeffrey Sachs who says countries need to step up efforts to reduce their carbon footprints.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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‘They turned our mountains into cooking pots’

Communities bear witness to damages inflicted by mining giants and target annual meetings in London.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Is Vale working in mysterious ways?

Vanessa Baird ponders the treatment of a whistleblower on the eve of the Rio+20 Earth Summit.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Rio Tinto and the Oyu Tolgoi mine

Richard Harkinson and Richard Solly from London Mining Network on theproject threatening the rights of indigenous people in Mongolia.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Rio+20: The Great Greenwashers

The UN Earth summit will take place June 20-22. Here's introducing some of the worst environmental truth spinners trying to hijack the agenda. .…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Behind closed doors at Rio Tinto

Richard Solly reflects on the mining company’s AGM – and why such meetings are so important.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Rio minus the principles

Reflecting on the Rio+20 Earth Summit, Nnimmo Bassey fears the gains of 1992 are slipping through our fingers.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Sustainability resides in solidarity

As the Rio+20 Earth Summit winds up, Nnimmo Bassey argues we must listen to those experiencing the impacts of environmental crises, not big businesses.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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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.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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