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South America's biggest and wealthiest city may run out of water by mid-November if it doesn't rain soon.São Paulo, a Brazilian megacity of 20 million people, is suffering its worst drought in at least 80 years, with key reservoirs that ...
Customers of Britain’s biggest banks are threatening to close their accounts unless the institutions cut all ties with coal, tar sands, fracking and other fossil-fuel industries as part of a new campaign launched today.
The attempt to ...
Australia has “gone from lifter to leaner” on action against climate change
, and must not block the topic’s inclusion on the agenda for the G20 summit in Brisbane next month, the former treasurer Wayne Swan will say.
In a speech to the ...
In the wake of an "inadequate and slow" global response to the Ebola outbreak, World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim on Friday called for the creation of a new pandemic emergency facility to respond to future outbreaks by delivering money to ...
What last month's march did, better than any other event in history, was demonstrate the unity of activists demanding genuine emissions cuts and government funding of an alternative way of arranging society. They offered a transformative view of ...
A European Union plan to label tar sands oil as highly polluting in its fight against climate change
has been abandoned after years of opposition led by major producer Canada.A proposal published by the European Commission on Tuesday ...
The United Nations Climate
Summit in New York last week passed with many promises, but no firm pledges. Most notably, China’s vice-premier Zhang Gaoli promised his country would peak its carbon dioxide emissions “as soon as possible,” and ...
One of the main objectives of this week’s New York climate
summit was to mobilise finance to tackle climate change
. Slow progress in scaling up finance has been a key bottleneck in negotiating a global climate
The World Bank ...
From the Andes to the Amazon, Peru houses some of the world's most spectacular forests. Proud and culturally-diverse indigenous tribes inhabit the interiors of the Peruvian Amazon, including some that have chosen little contact with the outside ...
Protesters took to the streets of Manhattan on Sunday to call for global action to address climate change
. The event's organisers estimated that turnout exceeded 300,000, making it one of the largest environmental-related protests in US ...
Hundreds of protesters plan to risk arrest on Monday during an unsanctioned blockade in New York City’s financial
district to call attention to what organisers say is Wall Street’s contribution to climate change
The Flood Wall Street ...
Hundreds of protesters plan to risk arrest on Monday during an unsanctioned blockade in New York City's financial
district to call attention to what organizers say is Wall Street's contribution to climate change
The Flood Wall Street ...
The People's Climate
March Sunday drew an estimated 310,000 people to fill New York City streets with calls to world leaders for meaningful, immediate action to stop raising Earth`s temperature before we all are caught in an irreversible climate
Wealthy nations must do more to cut greenhouse gas emissions than their poorer neighbours if devastating climate change
is to be avoided, according to a new study.
Fairshare project, an analysis from the Stockholm Environment ...
United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon is hosting a Climate
Summit in New York next week. Expected to attend are top officials from all UN Member States, big transnational corporations, financial
institutions, and a few select civil society ...
Everyone’s got something to say about millennials. We’re the puzzle every marketer wants to crack, the conundrum every candidate wants to solve. Depending on what you’re reading, we’re job hoppers or jobless, optimistic or complex, socially aware ...
World leaders are converging at the UN next Tuesday to show how very serious they are about tackling climate change
, coupling stern rhetoric with the same cataclysmic inaction on which we`ve come to rely. In an effort to shake them out of their ...
Soon after reporting on the 2010 BP oil spill, Naomi Klein found she was pregnant – and miscarried. Was there a connection? She looks at the 'greenwashing' of big business and its effects Share Tweet this Email Naomi Klein The Guardian,
Whatever you may imagine, “peak oil” has not been discredited as a concept, a statement no less true for “peak fossil fuels.” Think of them instead as postponed. We are, after all, on a finite planet that, by definition, holds a finite amount ...