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As COP21 enters final week, civil society escalates message

Last week, the sterile hallways at COP21 rang with the chants ‘1.5 to stay alive!’ Morgan Curtis reports from Paris as climate talks enter their final week.

Filed in: Climate Change Environment France

Is Saudi Arabia the big bad wolf of the Paris climate talks?

The oil producing giant blocked efforts in Paris to limit global warming to 1.5C above pre-industrial levels, Kyla Mandel and Brendan Montague report.

Filed in: Climate Change Environment France Oil Saudi Arabia

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

Youth stand with vulnerable to demand climate justice

Young delegates inside the Paris climate summit were frustrated that the media were ignoring key issues. So yesterday, they took matters into their own hands, Morgan Curtis reports.

Filed in: Climate Change Environment France Youth

The youth movement strikes back

A new global youth action network – the Climate Strike – was born in Paris this week. Marienna Pope-Weidemann and Samir Dathi were there to hear their plans.

Filed in: Climate Change Environment France Youth

From the fields of Brazil to the streets of Paris

Yesterday’s climate demonstrations in Paris were deeply personal for Rafaela Borges.

Filed in: Brazil Environment France

The lives we left behind

In Greece, Harriet Paintin talks to Pakistani refugees about their dangerous journeys and their families back home.

Filed in: Greece Migration Pakistan

Protest ban? What protest ban?

The French government’s attempts to crack down on climate protesters have only made their voices louder, reports Danny Chivers.

Filed in: Environment France

A social uprising for energy democracy

Leading Filipino trade unionist Josua Mata tells Danny Chivers about their success in linking labour struggles with climate justice.

Filed in: Climate Change Environment France Philippines Trade Unions Work

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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