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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.

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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.

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Photo: Food & Water Watch

A pivotal moment in Paris defines climate leaders

What makes a climate leader? For all of us gathered here at COP21, it becomes increasingly evident with every passing day, writes Morgan Curtis.

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

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.

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Will Paris promises lead to catastrophic warming?

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

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Will COP21 leave ‘loss and damage’ lost and damaged?

Will COP21 leave ‘loss and damage’ lost and damaged?

Developed countries are determined to undermine any remnant commitment to justice in this process. Morgan Curtis reports for New Internationalist.

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

‘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.

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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.

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Building resilience to climate change in rural Malawi

Building resilience to climate change in rural Malawi

Malawian environmental journalist Charles Mkoka reports on how communities are already adapting to the ever-changing climate around them.

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Photo: Brendan Montague, from Paris

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.

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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.

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COY11 attendees enjoying the music of global youth initiative Earth Guardians.Photo: Hannah Henderson

Standing on the shoulders of 18-year-olds

It’s conscious and active young people who will be holding our governments to account, Rachel Lees writes.

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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.

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Women leading reforestation efforts in South Kivu Province, Democratic Republic of Congo.Photo: Neema Namadamu

Women on the frontlines of climate change at COP21 and beyond

Women are rising up across the globe to say, ‘we are not just victims, we are the solution!’, writes Osprey Orielle Lake.

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Stop the Trojan treaty – Brussels 04/02/15.Photo: Friends of the Earth Europe/Lode Sandane under a Creative Commons Licence

Sounding the TTIP alarm across the European Union

Canada is the most sued country in the ‘developed’ world, and that should be cause for grave concern, argues Maude Barlow.

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More than three million Europeans have sign a petition to stop the TTIP.Photo: Stop TTIP

Global Goals vs TTIP: trading human rights for profit

Three million concerned Europeans signed a petition against a controversial new trade deal that will undermine human rights, explains Mark Dearn.

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Photo: Global Justice Now/Jess Hurd/NoTTIP under a Creative Commons Licence

TTIP disappointment: ISDS-lite gets the nod in Strasbourg

Guy Taylor is up in arms over today's TTIP vote in the European Parliament. 

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NI 484 - Capitalism is spinning out of control - July, 2015
‘Win-win’ investment in Tanzania?

‘Win-win’ investment in Tanzania?

Dan Iles busts myths surrounding corporate farming and argues to place people first.

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NI 484 - Capitalism is spinning out of control - July, 2015
The Greek referendum dilemma

The Greek referendum dilemma

Petros Diveris asks when money became more important than democracy.

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NI 484 - Capitalism is spinning out of control - July, 2015
DSEi arms fair in London, September 2013.johnhilley.blogspot.com under a Creative Commons Licence

Corruption in high places: Britain’s involvement in the arms trade

Andrew Smith speaks to Nicholas Gilby, author, campaigner and winner of a landmark case against the British government. 

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NI 474 - Feminism fights back - July, 2014
VIDEO: the power of participation

VIDEO: the power of participation

Chris Lunch believes we are only just scratching the surface of video technology’s potential.

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NI 464 - Debt - a global scam - July, 2013
Tax justice podcast: the pin-stripe mafia

Tax justice podcast: the pin-stripe mafia

Switzerland, Bangladesh and the Big Four accountancy firms are featured in the latest Tax Justice Network podcast.

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NI 456 - Youth rising - October, 2012
Israel: ‘not an occupier’

Israel: ‘not an occupier’

The Israeli Levy Committee finds that settlements in the West Bank are legal. Noreen Sadik examines its flaws.

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NI 454 - Co-operatives - July, 2012
How do you sleep at night, Mr Davis?

How do you sleep at night, Mr Davis?

Two dead, 100 injured – this is the way Swiss mining giant Xstrata does ‘community relations’ in Peru, while boss Mick Davis is in line for a $44 million bonus.

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NI 453 - Protection racket - June, 2012

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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
The transgender revolution October, 2015
Capitalism is spinning out of control July, 2015
Capitalism is spinning out of control July, 2015
Capitalism is spinning out of control July, 2015
Feminism fights back July, 2014
Debt - a global scam July, 2013
Youth rising October, 2012
Co-operatives August, 2012
Protection racket June, 2012
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