Environment & Energy

Everything on climate, nature, agriculture and energy.

Naomi Klein: “we are not who we were told we were”

by Liam Barrington-Bush on October 1, 2014

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On the eve of the publication of her new book, Naomi Klein talks about the things that give her hope in a world that can sometimes feel very bleak.

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Photos: thousands flood Wall Street to fight climate change

by ROAR Collective on September 24, 2014

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IN PHOTOS: Up to 400.000 people marched in New York to demand immediate action on climate change, as thousands more staged a sit-in near Wall Street.

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A climate of disobedience: the coming destituent flood

by Skye Bougsty-Marshall on September 22, 2014

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Flood Wall Street signals radical disobedience, a destituent power that will rise to inundate the institutions of the political and financial order.

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In Greece, a battle to reclaim the seashore as commons

by Maria Hadjimichael on June 4, 2014

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A grassroots campaign is taking off against the proposed privatization and commodification of one of Greece’s last-remaining utopias: its coastline.

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The conflict between labor and the environment is a neoliberal construct. What we need is a broad coalition that can fundamentally transform production.

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A new wave of environmental protest rocks China

by James Smart on April 18, 2014

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As recent protests against the construction of a PX refinery in Maoming attest, environmental issues are of greater concern than ever for the Chinese.

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Change must come soon for Western Sahara youth

by Jen Wilton on December 17, 2013

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Sahrawi youths, having been denied a homeland by Morocco for years, are getting increasingly frustrated in their refugee camps in the Algerian Sahara.

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In the wake of the Gezi Park protests earlier this year, a new movement is now underway against the construction of a third bridge over the Bosphorus.

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Anti-oil activists in Ecuador: we stand up for Yasuni!

by Daniel Almeida on September 22, 2013

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The world’s most biodiverse area risks being exploited for its oil by the “revolutionary” government of Rafael Correa. But he faces strong resistance.

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One week of protests: what’s going on in Romania?

by Grecu Cristian-Dan on September 10, 2013

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For over a week now, the people of Romania have been out in the streets to protest against the construction of an open-pit gold mine and gas fracking.

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