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Two good days when crimes against nature were exposed

An extraordinary gathering of frontline communities in Paris has been presenting evidence of crimes against nature. Nigerian poet and activist Nnimmo Bassey reports.

Filed in: Climate Change Environment Pollution Sustainability

Latest agreement at Paris climate talks ‘nowhere close to good enough’

Yet another draft Paris agreement was released Wednesday, and was immediately renounced by civil society, Adam Greenberg reports.

Filed in: Climate Change Environment Pollution Sustainability

Art, oil and arrests in Paris

Today, hundreds protested against oil sponsorship at the Louvre and ten were arrested. Jess Worth was in the thick of the action.

Filed in: Climate Change Environment France Oil Sustainability

Will Paris promises lead to catastrophic warming?

The ‘high ambition coalition’ is really about undermining developing world groups, argues Nick Dearden.

Filed in: Climate Change Environment Pollution Sustainability

‘Recognizing our rights to live in our forests is part of the solution to climate change’

Justin Kenrick meets with Sengwer community’s Yator Kiptum and Milka Chepkorir about the meaning of climate justice.

Filed in: Climate Change Conservation Environment Forests Sustainability

COP21 and the carbon market menace

There is a diplomatic silence over carbon trading at COP21, but a Paris climate agreement could offer a lifeline to carbon ‘offsetting’ schemes, while new rules could help build a global carbon market, writes Oscar Reyes.

Filed in: Climate Change Environment France Pollution Sustainability

End War(Ming): we need system change, not climate change

Following the British parliamentary vote to bomb Syria, Iraq War veteran and peace activist Shawna Foster explains how these kinds of military interventions are linked to fossil fuels and climate change.

Filed in: Climate Change Environment France Sustainability

Myth 6: Fossil fuels are more economically viable than renewables

Not if you look at the environmental costs, says Dinyar Godrej.

Filed in: Economics Energy Finance Sustainability

Cry me a river

A poetic and heartfelt plea to restore a wounded planet. By Suprabha Seshan.

Filed in: India Rivers Sustainability

Global Climate March: pictures from around the world

People marching in France, Germany, South Africa and elsewhere on 29 November 2015, part of New Internationalist’s live coverage of the Paris climate talks.

Filed in: Cities Environment Sustainability

Breaking the ban: why frontline communities will not be silenced in Paris

Filipino climate campaigner Leon Dulce calls for global resistance to the French government’s attempt to crack down on protests at the Paris climate summit.

Filed in: Climate Change Environment France Philippines Sustainability

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