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Sustainability

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Political organization, not light bulbs, key to climate fight says Bill McKibben

Fighting climate change requires organization rather than individual actions, founder of 350.org Bill McKibben told this year’s Greenbelt festival’s audience. Joe Ware reports.

Filed in: Climate Change Sustainability

2016: The Year of the Fashion Revolution

What did this year’s Fashion Revolution movement teach us? And what can the next generation do to change the current state of fast-fashion?

Filed in: Art Recycling Sustainability

Certified nonsense

Sustainable forestry may be an oxymoron. Chris Lang finds some holes in the system.

Filed in: Environment Forests Sustainability

Last stand

The world’s last great woodlands are fast disappearing – with untold consequences for the environment and for us. Time to stop the destruction, argues Wayne Ellwood.

Filed in: Environment Forests Sustainability

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.

Filed in: Animals Climate Change Environment Sustainability

Switching on to energy democracy

Popular participation, social ideals and ecological sustainability are key attributes of sustainable systems, Claire Fauset writes.

Filed in: Cities Climate Change Environment Germany Spain Sustainability United Kingdom

2016: Time to take the leap

Naomi Klein and her team speak to Marienna Pope-Weidemann about the significance of The Leap Manifesto.

Filed in: Climate Change Environment Indigenous Peoples Sustainability

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.

Filed in: Environment Pollution Sustainability Ukraine

COP21 agreed to a climate-changed world

Recognition of global warming is one thing; taking genuine action is another, writes Nnimmo Bassey.

Filed in: Climate Change Environment Sustainability

Why we should feel positive about Paris

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

Filed in: Cities Climate Change Conservation Environment France Indigenous Peoples Sustainability

Avaaz greenwashes Paris climate agreement

Avaaz is triumphant, but the Paris Agreement promotes the kind of policies that have failed us so far, write Marienna Pope-Weidemann and Samir Dathi.

Filed in: Climate Change Environment Sustainability

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