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22/9/2014
Street protests demanding urgent action on climate change have attracted hundreds of thousands of marchers in more than 2,000 locations worldwide. The People's Climate March is campaigning for curbs on carbon emissions, ahead of the UN ...   
20/9/2014
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and actor Leonardo di Caprio will join thousands in a march for climate action in New York on Sunday. The Manhattan demonstration is part of a global protest, with over 2,000 marches taking place around ...   
22/6/2012
Indigenous peoples from Brazil protest at the UN Rio+20 summit | Photo | Photos, Telegraph
21/6/2012
Greenpeace will today launch a major celebrity-backed campaign calling for the creation of a legal sanctuary around the North Pole, in a move that could have major implications for oil and gas businesses planning to drill in the ...   
20/6/2012
With placards, balloons and chain saws, thousands of militants staged a good-natured and colorful protest in central Rio Wednesday against the UN Rio+20 summit on a 'green' economy. The march drew environmentalists, workers, civil ...   
19/6/2012
Nearly 1500 people formed a human banner on a beach in Rio de Janeiro today to protest plans to build dozens of dams in the Amazon basin, reports Amazon Watch, an NGO campaigning against Brazil's controversial Belo Monte dam.The image ...   
19/6/2012
Brazil's biggest infrastructure project -- the $11 billion Belo Monte dam -- is also its most controversial, and one showcased at the international summit on June 20-22 in Rio de Janeiro held 20 years after the Earth Summit. Striking a ...   
15/6/2012
In an symbolic protest of the giant Belo Monte Dam, Friday morning some 300 locals dug a channel in an earthen dam that blocks a portion of the Xingu River and serves as the first step for the controversial hydroelectric project, reports Amazon ...   
31/8/2010
Foreign demand for Peru's abundant mineral resources has seen it ride out the global recession better than most. Yet, the revelation earlier this month that a Peruvian indigenous leader is considering joining the presidential race next April ...   
16/4/2010
The judge in the capital of Brasilia reversed a decision to suspend contract bidding scheduled for next week and also overturned the suspension of the environmental license for the 11,000-megawatt Belo Monte dam, according to a statement from ...   
15/4/2010
The ruling also resulted in the suspension of the hydroelectric project's environmental license. The administration of President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is vowing to appeal, however. Brazil, with government reserves of $240 billion ...   
2/2/2010
Brazil has approved the controversial construction of a giant hydroelectric dam in the heart of the Amazon, defying a 20-year protest by indigenous and environmental campaigners who say that the project will devastate the surrounding rainforest ...   
4/2/2009
On a remote Andean plain here, a short drive on unpaved roads from the world's largest salt flat, 120 government workers are constructing a facility to help power the fuel-efficient electric cars of the future. The plant, in a sparsely ...   
22/12/2008
Twenty years after the killing of Chico Mendes, one of the world's most prominent rainforest defenders, hundreds of human rights and environmental activists still face the threat of assassination in Brazil, a new study claims.The report, ...   
6/2/2008
The conference on climate change in Bali, Indonesia, brought the North-South fault line in climate politics into sharp relief. While US intransigence on the question of mandatory cuts in greenhouse gas emissions took center ...   
17/10/2007
Police escorted a group of Greenpeace activists from a remote town in the Brazilian Amazon on Wednesday after hundreds of loggers and townspeople besieged them overnight in protest against an anti-global warming campaign, the ...   
15/3/2001
Climate News Compilation, International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)
1) BUSH REVERSES VOW TO CURB GAS TIED TO GLOBAL WARMING (NY Times, BBC, Times of London, ABC, CNN, WSJ, Washington Post, more) 2) EU-CONCERN OVER BUSH CLIMATE STANCE (NY Times, Financial Times) 3) KYOTO ACCORD MAY BE RATIFIED WITHOUT US-GERMANY ...   
7/1/2001
Climate News Compilation, International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)
1) SWEDEN MAKES CLIMATE DEAL TOP PRIORITY (CNN) 2) NON-EU NATIONS CIRCLE WAGONS ON CLIMATE (Japan Times) 3) MINISTRY EYES OVERSEAS TRANSPORT EMISSION CUTS (Asahi Shimbun) 4) UK PONDERS DEEP GREENHOUSE CUTS (BBC News) ...   
3/12/2000
Climate News - 3 December 2000, International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)
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, ...   

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