Covering the real story from inside the UN talks and on the streets, Jess Worth, Danny Chivers and Richard Roaf (our filmmaker) report from the frontline of the Paris COP21 negotiations.
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Though the deal was a dud, this was no Copenhagen, argue Jess Worth and Danny Chivers.
As the final text of the Paris deal was being wrestled into shape, we were standing near the Arc de Triomphe, underneath a huge red line. This stretch of scarlet fabric was one of many held aloft by chanting and singing members of a 15,000-strong crowd. They – we – were there to demand climate justice; to condemn an international deal that we already knew would cross crucial red lines for the climate.
At the front of the #redlines demonstration, representatives from Indigenous and frontl...
Women are rising up across the globe to say, ‘we are not just victims, we are the solution!’, writes Osprey Orielle Lake.
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.
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.
Malawian environmental journalist Charles Mkoka reports on how communities are already adapting to the ever-changing climate around them.
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.
Justin Kenrick meets with Sengwer community's Yator Kiptum and Milka Chepkorir about the meaning of climate justice.
Developed countries are determined to undermine any remnant commitment to justice in this process. Morgan Curtis reports for New Internationalist.
Yet another draft Paris agreement was released Wednesday, and was immediately renounced by civil society, Adam Greenberg reports.
Visiting Paris from Gambia, Saiba Suso explains the politics and euphemisms that climate negotiators use and that conceal how the talks impact lives.
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.
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.
The Paris Agreement shows how powerful nations have imposed their will at the climate negotiations, writes Clemente Bautista.
Yesterday a Volkswagen showroom in Brussels was stormed by animals and vegetables to protest VW’s appalling record on the climate.
World leaders and the media are ignoring the only safe climate deal at Paris and so young people are taking action.
Yesterday undercover police cracked down on anyone questioning the sponsors of a corporate “Solutions 21” event in Paris.
The Paris climate negotiations aren't looking good for climate justice. Could developing countries walk out of the talks? Lidy Nacpil from the Global Campaign to Demand Climate Justice gives a quick halftime summary from inside the summit.
As the climate talks come to a head, a surprising number of rich countries are signing up to ambitious goals. But this isn't the big win for the climate justice movement that it may appear, explains Dipti Bhatnagar from Friends of the Earth International.
Ten performers were arrested today at the Louvre for challenging its sponsorship by oil companies Total and Eni. But they managed to smuggle a phone into their cell to get this message out.
As the Paris climate talks enter their final hours AG Saño's art is a powerful reminder of exactly what’s at stake.