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Environmental activist Jintana Kaewkao confronts a member of the Forestry Department in Bangkok, Thailand, about the suspicious way forest land near her village was acquired by the owners of a steel plant.
Jintana Kaewkao, a 53-year-old ...
The spruce man with the trim mustache and the grim-faced bodyguard is dozing in his seat. A flight attendant leaves him a hot towel, and then another. The bodyguard, who wears the uniform of the Kiribati National Police--the shoulder patch ...
is one of the most viscerally destructive and horrific ways in which the dominant culture--industrial civilization--enacts its violence
on the living world. As entirely and unequivocally destructive as this society is, few other industrial ...
FOR a bloke who reckons a global crisis is just around the corner Paul Gilding is remarkably chipper. Tucking into his muesli and poached eggs in a hotel looking onto the south parklands, the former Adelaide boy talks of a world that is about to ...
Overlooking a deep black gash in the Gobi Desert, Od Jambaljamts watched Caterpillar trucks rumble across the rim of the world’s biggest undeveloped coal
deposit — and mused on Mongolia’s good fortune to have the world’s most voracious consumer ...
A white gas mask hanging from her neck, Paula Bañados strode side by side with 30,000 other marchers through this capital one recent Friday, a determined look on her face.“Patagonia without dams!” Ms. Bañados, 19, shouted with the others, ...
It was the slap heard 'round the coal
fields: Cordelia Ruth Tucker, wearing the fluorescent-striped shirt of a miner, strode past West Virginia state troopers and into a stream of marchers protest
ing mountaintop removal mining
to deliver an ...
It’s been a summer of protest
s in the coal
fields of West Virginia.
In June, hundreds of men and women in mining
stripes faced off against mountaintop removal protest
ers at Marsh Fork Elementary.
In July, mining
supporters showed ...
It has been called the world's second "oil war", but the only similarity between Iraq and events in the jungles of northern Peru over the last few weeks has been the mismatch of force. On one side have been the police armed with automatic ...
Five people were arrested today while they were protest
ing blasting near Schumate dam on the Edwight mountaintop removal site operated by Massey Energy. These are the latest arrests in a wave of demonstrations against coal mining
that is ...
A minister apologised to parliament yesterday for telling MPs that 70 police officers were hurt during a climate change protest
, after the Guardian revealed that most of the injuries were inflicted by insects or the heat. Vernon Coaker, the Home ...
Activists glued themselves to the revolving doors of a mining
company in central London.
Nine people, seven from Oxford, took part in the 90-minute protest
at BHP Billiton's headquarters in Victoria from 1510 BST.
New Delhi -- The effects of climate change are felt hardest in a country like
India -- especially India. Indias large rural population is dependent on the
cycles of the seasons. Fishworkers who earn their living the rivers and seas,
1) S-KYOTO ALTERNATIVE TO RELY ON VOLUNTARY CUTS (Washington Post) 2) JAPAN-GOVT WILL STICK TO KYOTO PROTOCOL VOW (Yomiuri Shimbun) 3) EC OUTLINES POST-KYOTO STRATEGY (Financial Times) 4) ITALY-MINISTER DENIES CHANGE OF STANCE (BBC, Financial ...
1) LEADERS ANXIOUS TO REVIVE CLIMATE TALKS (AFR, Independent, NY Times) 2) CLINTON SEEKS GLOBAL CLIMATE DEAL BY YEAR END (NY Times, Reuters) 3) CONFERENCE FAILS TO REACH ACCORD ON GLOBAL WARMING (NY Times, BBC, Washington Post, ...
1) KAWAGUCHI JUSTIFIES CO2 EFFORT (Japan Times) 2) CANADA-ENVIRONMENT MEETING YIELDS CLIMATE STRATEGY (CBC) 3) GERMANY SEES PIONEER ROLE ON GLOBAL WARMING (Reuters) 4) EU SUMMIT RULES OUT SHORT-TERM OIL STOCK ...