Bill McKibben founder of 350.org

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
Beware the slippery language of 'sustainable branding'

Beware the slippery language of 'sustainable branding'

Corporations that care? Don’t believe the spin, writes Dale Lately.

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NI 494 - Smiley-faced monopolists - July, 2016
Ugandan cattle herder Lawrence Kamonyo and his wife, flanked by rows of pine trees planted by the German company Global Woods. The wood is certified but Kamonyo lost his land and his livelihood.

Certified nonsense

Sustainable forestry may be an oxymoron. Chris Lang finds some holes in the system.

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NI 491 - Last stand - Saving the world's forests - April, 2016
Stumped: a young boy surveys the remains of giant conifers on a mist-shrouded inlet in the US Pacific northwest.

Last stand

The world’s last great woodlands are fast disappearing – with untold consequences for the environment and for us. Time to stop the destruction, argues Wayne Ellwood.

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NI 491 - Last stand - Saving the world's forests - April, 2016
All smiles, no substance: delegates at the Paris climate talks gather for a photo shoot.

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
'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.

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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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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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NI 21 - Paris Climate Talks - COP21 - December, 2015
We are going backwards, COP21 is the opposite of progress

We are going backwards, COP21 is the opposite of progress

Naomi Klein speaks with Frank Barat about the limits of the Paris climate talks.

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NI 21 - Paris Climate Talks - COP21 - December, 2015
Two good days when crimes against nature were exposed

Two good days when crimes against nature were exposed

An extraordinary gathering of frontline communities in Paris has been presenting evidence of crimes against nature. Nigerian poet and activist Nnimmo Bassey reports.

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

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NI 21 - Paris Climate Talks - COP21 - December, 2015
Visit our #NICOP21 alternative media Paris hub

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

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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.

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

Cry me a river

A poetic and heartfelt plea to restore a wounded planet. By Suprabha Seshan.

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NI 488 - 10 economic myths - December, 2015

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Trade unions - rebuild, renew, resist September, 2016
Smiley-faced monopolists July, 2016
Last stand - Saving the world's forests April, 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 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
10 economic myths December, 2015
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