Child brings climate law suit against government

Child brings climate law suit against government

Nine-year-old Ridhima Pandey is fed up with inaction on climate change, writes Amy Hall.

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NI 503 - Homelessness - June, 2017
Bill McKibben founder of 350.orgPhoto by SNRE

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.

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NI 495 - Trade unions - rebuild, renew, resist - September, 2016
Photo: C Choupas

‘We need to be on the right side of history’

Unions can play a vital role in the battle for climate justice, says Anabella Rosenberg, Policy Officer for Health and Environment at the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC). Here she talks about growing awareness in the global labour movement and the challenges ahead.

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NI 495 - Trade unions - rebuild, renew, resist - September, 2016
Syrian refugees at a clinic in Jordan.Photo by DFID

The role of climate change in the Syria crisis: how the media got it wrong

Alex Randall argues that the conclusions drawn were the wrong ones.

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NI 493 - Love in the time of Ebola - June, 2016

Five years ago in New Internationalist

Chris Brazier remembers our climate change denial magazine.

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NI 492 - Technology justice - May, 2016
Portent of doom: a penguin covered in oil following a spill off the coast of South Africa.Photo: Martin Harvey/Alamy Stock Photo

The duty to care for our common home

Femke Wijdekop makes the case for Ecocide to become a crime under international law.

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NI 492 - Technology justice - May, 2016
All smiles, no substance: delegates at the Paris climate talks gather for a photo shoot.Photo: ConexiónCOP Agencia de noticias

COP21 agreed to a climate-changed world

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

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NI 21 - Paris Climate Talks - COP21 - December, 2015
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COP21 and the invisible jungle of Calais

Cherri Foytlin meets refugees directly affected by climate change.

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NI 21 - Paris Climate Talks - COP21 - December, 2015
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What’s hot and what’s not at Paris #COP21

Things and people that made us smile - and that raised our ire during the Paris climate talks.

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NI 21 - Paris Climate Talks - COP21 - December, 2015
'D12' day of action, Paris, France, 12 December 2015.Photo: Yann Levy / 350.org under a Creative Commons Licence

Why we should feel positive about Paris

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

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

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.

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NI 21 - Paris Climate Talks - COP21 - December, 2015
Filipino climate and environmental activists helped mobilize thousands during the global people’s climate march during the weekend before the opening of COP21.Photo by Loi Manalansan/Kalikasan

At COP21, the people and future generations will be failed once again

The Paris Agreement shows how powerful nations have imposed their will at the climate negotiations, writes Clemente Bautista.

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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.© Kristian Buus

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.

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

Which way after Paris Agreement?

La Via Campesina’s agro-ecology and food sovereignty offers one possible path toward climate justice, writes Marienna Pope-Weidemann in part one of this two part series.

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NI 21 - Paris Climate Talks - COP21 - December, 2015
21st century COP out

21st century COP out

A brief illustrated history of the climate negotiations by cartoonist Kate Evans.

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NI 21 - Paris Climate Talks - COP21 - December, 2015
'D12' day of action in Paris, France, 12 December 2015.Photo: Allan Lisner / Indigenous Environment Network

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.

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NI 21 - Paris Climate Talks - COP21 - December, 2015
Clearing for a coal mine, central Kalimantan forest.Photo: IndoMet in the Heart of Borneo under a Creative Commons Licence

Coal’s hidden ‘double whammy’

Millions of hectares of forest are threatened by coal mining, warns Saskia Ozinga.

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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. Copyright: Kristian Buus

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.

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NI 21 - Paris Climate Talks - COP21 - December, 2015
Global Village, Paris, France, COP21, December 2015.Photo by Marienna Pope-Weidemann

The Global Village for the Alternative

Activists in Paris are laying out inspiring visions for a fair and sustainable future – with the help of 196 stolen bank chairs, writes Samir Dathi.

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NI 21 - Paris Climate Talks - COP21 - December, 2015
Rwanda is attending the Paris Climate Talks (COP21) and calling for strong action on climate change to reduce temperature increases to below 1.5 degrees Celsius.Photo: MINIRENA Rwanda under a Creative Commons Licence

Africa’s green, clean, sustainable future

Development in the industrialized world has come at a high price, writes Mohamed Adow.

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

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Homelessness June, 2017
Trade unions - rebuild, renew, resist September, 2016
Trade unions - rebuild, renew, resist September, 2016
Love in the time of Ebola June, 2016
Technology justice May, 2016
Technology justice May, 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
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