Climate wars in Kenya’s nomadic communities

Climate wars in Kenya’s nomadic communities

Conflicts between nomadic communities over water shortages increase

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NI 435 - Seed savers - September, 2010
Climate camp activists at Blackheath: ‘We recognize that the causes of climate change are systemic.’Toby Melville / Reuters

System change, not climate change

Jess Worth looks at how activists in Britain are broadening the climate change debate.

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NI 434 - Life beyond growth - July, 2010
Summit different: report from Cochabamba Ben Powless

Summit different: report from Cochabamba

After Copenhagen’s dismal failure, social movements from all over the world gathered in Bolivia – here's what happened.

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NI 433 - Deported! What happened next? - June, 2010
Hands off our mother!

Hands off our mother!

Unproven scientific ‘fixes’ for global warming are a major threat to the planet

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NI 433 - Deported! What happened next? - June, 2010
Taking on Tarmageddon

Taking on Tarmageddon

The international campaign to shut down the tar sands is shaping up to be an iconic battle, reports Jess Worth.

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NI 431 - Bloody oil - shut down the tar sands! - April, 2010

The missing pieces

Is hell really other people? Vanessa Baird concludes with some sobering facts and reflections on equality.

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NI 429 - Too many of us? The population panic. - January, 2010
Photo: Jenny Downing under a CC License

Population and climate change

Jonathon Porritt and the Corner House offer two very different perspectives on one of the big debates of the day.

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NI 429 - Too many of us? The population panic. - January, 2010
Most of the country’s land mass lies fewer than 10 metres above sea level. Climate change will subject farmland to both drought and flooding. Photo: Shaiful Chowdhury / DRIK / Majority World

Frontline Bangladesh

Some Pacifc islands are already being evacuated. Bangladesh stands next in the climate change frontline. The difference is, it has a massive and growing population.

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NI 429 - Too many of us? The population panic. - January, 2010
Cartoon: Hemant Jain / www.munnaontherun.com

Don't just sit there!

The NI guide to how you can take action for climate justice, whether you’re in Copenhagen, in a major city or online.

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NI 428 - Welcome to Copenhagen! - December, 2009
Exhaust destroyer! Illustration by Stephen Munday / www.threeinabox.com

Taking care of business

Corporations have taken over the climate agenda. Oscar Reyes reveals who, how and why.

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NI 428 - Welcome to Copenhagen! - December, 2009

Bond aid

Copenhagen is not the only game in town. There are other ideas for how to keep fossil fuels in the ground. The NI catches up with one of the boldest: Ecuador's Yasuní initiative.

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NI 428 - Welcome to Copenhagen! - December, 2009
Reclaiming power: climate activists try to pull down the fence at Ratcliffe-on-Soar coal-fired power station, on a day in October which saw 1,000 people swoop on the UK’s third largest greenhouse gas emitter and attempt to shut it down.Photo by Andrew Testa / PANOS.

In our hands

Will the Copenhagen conference deliver effective action on climate change? Not a chance, argues Jess Worth. So what's the alternative?

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NI 428 - Welcome to Copenhagen! - December, 2009
An Inuit hunter jumps across a gap in the sea-ice. Climate change is causing the ice to melt, making hunting increasingly perilous. Photo: Bryan and Cherry Alexander

A slow earthquake

The Arctic is changing dramatically. Jess Worth finds out what it means for the people who live there.

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NI 424 - Surviving change in the Arctic - July, 2009
Figure 2: Responsibility. Cumulative CO2 emissions from fossil fuel combustion between 1990-2010. The green portion shows emissions that correspond to consumption above the development threshold, which we take as a good proxy for historical responsibility.

The real deal

Unless it is fair, we will never get a successful international climate agreement. Tom Athanasiou has rolled up his sleeves and produced a proposal for how it could be done.

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NI 419 - Climate justice - January, 2009
High-flying window cleaner has no safety net beneath him in Beijing’s central business district. Photo by Reinhard Krause / Reuters

Meltdown South

David Ransom examines the impact so far on the Majority World.

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NI 419 - Climate justice - January, 2009
Photo by Supri Supri / Reuters

Just or bust

Danny Chivers surveys the options for the Copenhagen climate talks in 2009, and asks if they can deliver climate justice.

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NI 419 - Climate justice - January, 2009

Leave it in the ground!

Activists Nnimmo Bassey and Mel Evans report from the frontline.

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NI 419 - Climate justice - January, 2009
Carbon capitalist: should we really entrust the future of the planet to city traders and bankers who’ve just brought the global economy to its knees?Adam Butler / AP / PA Photos

A timely death?

Patrick Bond foresees a rocky future for carbon trading.

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NI 419 - Climate justice - January, 2009
Is nothing sacred? An Adivasi indigenous woman listens to speeches against British company Vedanta’s plans for a massive open-cast mine in her ancestral homeland, in the Indian state of Orissa.  Photo by Stuart Freedman / Panos

A million mutinies

Sunita Narain looks to the environmentalism of the poor for answers.

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NI 419 - Climate justice - January, 2009

Degrees of delusion

Yang Ailun and David Spratt on why politicians are failing.

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NI 419 - Climate justice - January, 2009

Articles in this category displayed as a table:

Article title From magazine Publication date
Seed savers September, 2010
Life beyond growth July, 2010
Deported! What happened next? June, 2010
Deported! What happened next? June, 2010
Bloody oil - shut down the tar sands! April, 2010
Too many of us? The population panic. January, 2010
Too many of us? The population panic. January, 2010
Too many of us? The population panic. January, 2010
Welcome to Copenhagen! December, 2009
Welcome to Copenhagen! December, 2009
Welcome to Copenhagen! December, 2009
Welcome to Copenhagen! December, 2009
Surviving change in the Arctic July, 2009
Climate justice January, 2009
Climate justice January, 2009
Climate justice January, 2009
Climate justice January, 2009
Climate justice January, 2009
Climate justice January, 2009
Climate justice January, 2009
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