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 - 25  Next >>  Page   of 2  
 
11/12/2014
Democracy Now! is broadcasting from the United Nations climate summit in Lima, Peru, where high-level talks have just gotten under way. Here is the coverage from today: Putting People Before Profit: Thousands March in Peruvian People’s ...   
18/9/2014
Since 2008, governments have invested $1.64 billion in funds to kick-start REDD+, or Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation, the global effort to conserve the world's forests in order to better mitigate climate change. However, a ...   
30/6/2014
Peruvian ministers have met with representatives of hundreds of indigenous people from the country’s Amazon rainforest after they threatened to go on hunger strike in protest at what they say is government failure to aid communities affected by ...   
6/12/2013
President Rafael Correa's government has shut down a nonprofit environmental group that opposes Amazon rainforest oil drilling, alleging it was involved in disturbing public order. The closure Wednesday is the first of an advocacy group ...   
15/10/2013
Two years after they were awarded 18 billion dollars by an Ecuadorian court for environmental damage caused by Chevron in the Amazonian rainforest, a group of indigenous villagers and their U.S. lawyer went on trial Tuesday in New York, accused ...   
19/8/2013
The history we grow up with shapes our sense of reality--it's hard to shake. If you were young during the fight against Nazism, war seems a different, more virtuous animal than if you came of age during Vietnam. I was born in 1960, and so the ...   
16/8/2013
Ecuador has abandoned a conservation plan that would have paid the country not to drill for oil in previously untouched parts of Yasuni National Park in the Amazon rainforest. President Rafael Correa said rich nations had failed to back ...   
27/2/2013
Most villages along the Baram River in Malaysia cannot count on round-the-clock electricity. Diesel generators hum at night near longhouses in the northwestern corner of the island of Borneo. Mobile and Internet coverage are almost ...   
19/1/2013
NASA says climate change is devastating Amazon rainforest | Deep Green Resistance News Service Deep Green Resistance Home DGR Book Decisive Ecological Warfare Security Contact DGR Take Action Underground actions About Contact ...   
17/1/2013
An indigenous community in the Ecuadorian Amazon has won a reprieve after building up an arsenal of spears, blowpipes, machetes and guns to fend off an expected intrusion by the army and a state-run oil company. The residents of Sani ...   
25/2/2011
The forests are saved, but campaigners must remain vigilant Derek Wall puts the fight against forest privitisation in a global and historical perspective. Con Dem plans to privatise England's 258,000 hectare forest estate, run ...   
25/1/2011
Oil palm plantations in Sabah, Malaysia. The palm oil industry maintains its product is "greening the planet" but the reality is more complex. The commercial shows a typical office setting. A worker sits drearily at a desk, shredding ...   
12/1/2011
The gradual rise of the Andes Mountains, which took place over millions of years, created conditions necessary for the Amazon to develop its rich biodiversity, according to a new study. Drawing on a vast body of multidisciplinary ...   
22/12/2009
In James Cameron's newest film Avatar an alien tribe on a distant planet fights to save their forest home from human invaders bent on mining the planet. The mining company has brought in ex-marines for 'security' and will stop at nothing, not ...   
16/8/2009
A federal prosecutor in Peru filed murder charges against two police generals and 15 other officers over the deaths of indigenous protesters at a roadblock in June, reports the Associated Press. The Indians were protesting new rules that would ...   
4/7/2009
Stand on the muddy riverbank at Copal Urco just before dawn and it is easy to see why the Amazon breeds legends. The vast river swishes past, almost invisible in the gloom. Insect and animal noises seep from the dense blackness of the forest. The ...   
6/6/2009
At least 31 people have been killed in a 24-hour orgy of violence in northern Peru where police clashed with Amazon Indians over land rights in the rainforest, government officials said. According to Prime Minister Yehude Simon, 22 ...   
5/6/2009
GELLERMAN: It's Living on Earth, I'm Steve Curwood – and I'm Bruce Gellerman. GELLERMAN: REDD...spelled R-E-D-D .... is the new green. REDD stands for Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation. It's a UN proposal to ...   
17/5/2009
Peru's military have been authorised to give support to the police for 30 days in an escalating dispute over Amazon resources with indigenous groups. The armed forces will intervene to ensure the operation of roads, airports and other ...   
24/2/2009
While this report is focused on the prospects for alternative energy sources to replace fossil fuels, it is useful to apply the above criteria first to oil, coal, and gas so that comparisons can be made with their potential ...   
6/7/2008
For five days in May, hundreds of tribal people from the far reaches of the Amazon Basin came together to protest plans for huge dams on the Xingu River, the largest tributary of the Amazon. It was like being at a United Nations ...   
14/2/2006
Described as a 'mosquito inside a tent', Rainforest Action Network are forcing corporate America to change its destructive practices. Nicola Graydon meets this inspiring group of activists. The last five years have seen three of ...   
17/12/2004
Wearing toque blanche chef hats, a brigade of Rainforest Action Network activists converged at lunchtime on a summer day on the sidewalk in front of the headquarters of Wells Fargo bank and began to stoke their barbecues. Before ...   
15/12/2003
On the eve of an historic march to protest plans for oil extraction on their sacred homeland and denounce the series of human rights violations that their community endured over the last year, members of the Kichwa nationality from Sarayacu ...   
21/10/2003
Ecuadorans put Chevron on trial, San Francisco Chronicle
A class-action lawsuit against oil giant ChevronTexaco opened today in a small, cinderblock courthouse in a frontier oil town in the Ecuadorian rainforest, charging the company with despoiling the environment with millions of gallons of ...   

  Records: 1 - 25  Next >>  Page   of 2