Climate Change and Global Warming News and Archives

Non-profit climate news links & archives provided on these terms to help find solutions & for posterity

     News Home | RSS Newsfeed | Disclaimer & Conditions for Use

From here you can search and/or filter the news database

Search and Filter Options: Select option(s) and click "Search/Set Filter". "Save Filter" sets options as default for future visits.

Search:



Region:

Country:

Year:

# to Show:

Sort By:

Summaries:

Search logic:













       Records: 1 - 10    Page   of 1  
 
7/2/2013
Investing in companies that flout local community rights in developing countries often leads to severe economic losses, according to a new report from the Rights and Resources Initiative (RRI). A rising trend in "land grabbing" from Africa to ...   
27/4/2012
Tribal farmer Harish Saraka has rediscovered the key to sustainable farming in this rain-dependent hinterland of eastern Odisha state – mixed cropping. Saraka, 38, is careful not to take credit for helping to turn around farming in this ...   
23/7/2011
Amnesty International has launched a scathing attack on Vedanta, accusing the London-listed Indian miner of disregarding human rights and failing to protect the environment. The criticism comes days before Vedanta's annual meeting in ...   
3/2/2011
Report: indigenous people deserve right to refuse big companies As large-scale mining, logging, and plantations threaten indigenous communities worldwide, a new report from the indigenous rights NGO Amazon Watch states that when ...   
24/12/2010
Avatar was the biggest cinematic event over the last year. Set in 2154, it tells the story of the violent displacement of indigenous people from their jungle homes on a planet called Pandora, as a ruthless company searches for a precious mineral. ...   
24/8/2010
India on Tuesday rejected a plan by UK-based mining group Vedanta Resources Plc to mine bauxite in an eastern state over environmental concerns, a blow to the firm already facing hurdles to a planned $9.6 billion (6.2 billion pound) energy deal ...   
24/8/2010
India on Tuesday refused permission to a London-based company to mine bauxite for its alumina refinery in the country's east, citing violations of environmental and human rights laws. The company, Vedanta Resources, set up an alumina ...   
17/8/2010
In the Indian state of Orissa a drama more wild than James Cameron's imaginings has been playing out. An indigenous people, the Dongria Kondh, have spent years protesting the plans of British-based mining giant Vedanta Resources to build a ...   
7/2/2010
The Church of England has dropped is 3.8 million pound stake (5.9 million US dollars) in controversial mining company, Vedanta Resources, citing concern over the company's human rights record. The Indian company has come under considerable ...   
13/6/2009
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 ...   

  Records: 1 - 10    Page   of 1