The dark side of the desert Louvre

Downtrodden workers have been ignored in France’s rush to a cultural partnership with the building of the UAE’s new Louvre gallery. Yohann Koshy reports.

Buy this magazine

NI 507 - Humans vs robots - November, 2017

Introducing... Emmanuel Macron

Macron won more than twice the number of votes than he was expected to win, writes Richard Swift

Buy this magazine

NI 506 - Brazil's soft coup - October, 2017
France approves historic law

France approves historic law

The law requires parent and subcontracting companies to be responsible across the whole manufacturing supply chain, reports Amy Hall.

Buy this magazine

NI 502 - West Papua - Freedom in sight? - May, 2017

Open Window December 2016

With guest cartoonist Tjeerd Royaards from the Netherlands.

Buy this magazine

NI 498 - The coming war on China - December, 2016
Cold comfort for Roma in France

Cold comfort for Roma in France

An estimated 20,000 Roma migrants in France have fled poverty and discrimination in Eastern Europe. Morgan Meaker reports.

Buy this magazine

NI 498 - The coming war on China - December, 2016

TTIP fatally wounded, but its ‘ugly brother’ is still a threat

The Transatlantic Trade Investment Partnership (TTIP) is looking a lot less likely, but we’re still not safe from toxic trade deals, writes Guy Taylor.

Read this article

NI 493 - Love in the time of Ebola - June, 2016
Simon, a Kurd from Iraq, in his new shelter.

Inside Dunkirk's new refugee camp

A purpose-built camp offers refugees a sense of relief, but for how long?, asks Sarah Shearman.

Read this article

NI 492 - Technology justice - May, 2016

Rêve Générale to Panama Papers

From France to Iceland, two seemingly disparate movements converge around the same dream, writes Jamie Kelsey-Fry.

Read this article

NI 491 - Last stand - Saving the world's forests - April, 2016

COP21 and the invisible jungle of Calais

Cherri Foytlin meets refugees directly affected by climate change.

Read this article

NI 21 - Paris Climate Talks - COP21 - December, 2015
'D12' day of action, Paris, France, 12 December 2015.

Why we should feel positive about Paris

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

Read this article

NI 21 - Paris Climate Talks - COP21 - December, 2015
Jenni Laity, a Sámi women from Scandinavia, protesting in solidarity with other Indigenous people outside Total headquarters against tar sands and oil extraction.

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.

Read this article

NI 21 - Paris Climate Talks - COP21 - December, 2015
'D12' day of action in Paris, France, 12 December 2015.

Paris deal: Epic fail on a planetary scale

The Paris Agreement is being hailed as a great success. But will it deliver climate justice? Danny Chivers and Jess Worth put it to the test.

Read this article

NI 21 - Paris Climate Talks - COP21 - December, 2015
Love oil performance. Citizen Climate Summit in Montreuil. A host of organizations, small NGOs, political art events and food stalls set the scene for discussions and debates on climate change as an alternative to the official COP21 in Bourget. The official climate talks in Paris is on and the pressure to come up with a sustainable legally binding is high. In the aftermath of recent terrorist attacks public demonstrations have been banned during the two weeks of climate talks.

COP21: From frontlines to redlines photo gallery

This New Internationalist photo gallery presents events from frontline struggles against climate change during the Paris climate talks.

Read this article

NI 21 - Paris Climate Talks - COP21 - December, 2015

In final hours thoughts turn to look at what 'winning' looks like in Paris

As rich countries declare ‘ambition’ while racing to weaken the text, some climate justice campaigners are turning their backs on the COP21 negotiations and looking elsewhere for hope, reports Morgan Curtis.

Read this article

NI 21 - Paris Climate Talks - COP21 - December, 2015
What does COP21 loss and damage mean in human terms?

What does COP21 loss and damage mean in human terms?

Visiting Paris from Gambia, Saiba Suso explains the politics and euphemisms that climate negotiators use and that conceal how the talks impact lives.

Read this article

NI 21 - Paris Climate Talks - COP21 - December, 2015
Hundreds gathered by the famous pyramid to spell out ‘FOSSIL FREE CULTURE’ with black umbrellas.

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.

Read this article

NI 21 - Paris Climate Talks - COP21 - December, 2015
As COP21 enters final week, civil society escalates message

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.

Read this article

NI 21 - Paris Climate Talks - COP21 - December, 2015

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.

Read this article

NI 21 - Paris Climate Talks - COP21 - December, 2015
COP21 and the carbon market menace

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.

Read this article

NI 21 - Paris Climate Talks - COP21 - December, 2015
End War(Ming): we need system change, not climate change

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.

Read this article

NI 21 - Paris Climate Talks - COP21 - December, 2015
Police with banner.

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.

Read this article

NI 21 - Paris Climate Talks - COP21 - December, 2015
The youth movement strikes back

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.

Read this article

NI 21 - Paris Climate Talks - COP21 - December, 2015
You Shell not pass: First Nations activist and singer Audrey Siegl confronts the oil giant’s drilling rig on its way to the Arctic.

Forget Paris?

While politicians drag their feet at climate summits, Jess Worth and Danny Chivers find hope in unexpected places.

Buy this magazine

NI 487 - Paris climate summit - November, 2015

Articles in this category displayed as a table:

Article title From magazine Publication date
Humans vs robots November, 2017
Brazil's soft coup October, 2017
West Papua - Freedom in sight? May, 2017
The coming war on China December, 2016
The coming war on China December, 2016
Smiley-faced monopolists July, 2016
Love in the time of Ebola May, 2016
Technology justice May, 2016
Last stand - Saving the world's forests April, 2016
Paris Climate Talks - COP21 December, 2015
Paris Climate Talks - COP21 December, 2015
Paris Climate Talks - COP21 December, 2015
Paris Climate Talks - COP21 December, 2015
Paris Climate Talks - COP21 December, 2015
Paris Climate Talks - COP21 December, 2015
Paris Climate Talks - COP21 December, 2015
Paris Climate Talks - COP21 December, 2015
Paris Climate Talks - COP21 December, 2015
Paris Climate Talks - COP21 December, 2015
Paris Climate Talks - COP21 December, 2015
Paris Climate Talks - COP21 December, 2015
Paris Climate Talks - COP21 December, 2015
Paris Climate Talks - COP21 December, 2015
Paris climate summit November, 2015
Back