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    Global coal gets a boost from the carbon market

    Kevin Smith
    01 October 2008
    Article
  2. Obama versus the Polar Bears

    Tom Reifer
    26 January 2011
    Article

    President Obama’s decision comes despite the fact that US government and independent models predict an 80% chance Polar Bears will become mostly extinct by 2050, with total extinction this century without cuts in emissions.

  3. Lessons from Fukushima

    Praful Bidwai
    31 March 2011
    Article

    As the global nuclear industry's fate hangs in the balance, India must rethink its nuclear power expansion plans and impose a moratorium on new reactors.

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    UK carbon budget: offshoring emissions reductions

    Oscar Reyes
    24 April 2009
    Article
    The UK government has set the world´s first carbon budget, but it contains so many offset loopholes that most emission reduction commitments could be met without any action to clean up power generation and industry in the UK.
  5. Could granting rights to nature change the climate debate?

    Cormac Cullinan
    15 December 2010
    Article

    In the wake of failure in Cancun and the much deeper problem that humanity is no longer living within the ecological capacity of the planet, might it be time for nature to have its own legal advocates?

  6. Yolanda: the Messenger

    Walden Bello
    11 November 2013
    Article

    It seems these days that whenever Mother Nature wants to send an urgent message to humankind, it sends it via the Philippines. This year the messenger was Yolanda, a.k.a. Haiyan.

  7. Africa and the climate finance controversy

    Patrick Bond
    20 October 2010
    Article

    Will Africa end up paying for technologies that commodify life, or demand reparations for ecological damage done by the North?

  8. ‘Nature is not for sale’

    Robin van Wechem
    15 June 2012
    In the media

    He wrote one of the most progressive laws for nature conservation. He organized the first international climate conference for common people. And now he wipes the floor with the UN proposal for a ‘green economy’. The Bolivian Pablo Solón thinks we should treat nature with more respect.

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    The Environmental Movement in the Global South:

    Walden Bello
    12 October 2007
    Article
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    Bali’s business-as-usual mandate

    Janet Redman
    11 January 2008
    Article
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    Discredited strategy

    Patrick McCully
    03 June 2008
    Article
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    Towards a New Green Deal

    Susan George, Ashley Dawson
    07 July 2008
    Article
    Local activism is an important contribution to a struggle for a just and sustainable planet, but the scale of the climate crisis is such that only long-term, legally binding commitments can make a change. We need a new Keynesianism for the environment.
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    REDD: Growing money on trees

    Oscar Reyes
    01 February 2008
    Article
  14. South Asia's misplaced confidence in nuclear technology

    Zia Mian, A.H. Nayyar, M.V. Ramana
    14 April 2011
    Article

    There are 20 nuclear power plants in India, two in Pakistan and plans exist to expand the industry across South Asia; yet there are always multiple risks that exist as a result of the technology that cannot be mitigated.

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    From climate denialism to activist alliances

    Patrick Bond
    01 December 2009
    Article

    Seattle offers a lesson to the African negotiators at the climate talks:  by walking out - alongside civil society protesters - and halting a bad deal in Copenhagen on December 18, we can together pave the way for subsequent progress.

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    The great nuclear folly

    Praful Bidwai
    22 March 2010
    Article

    India's Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Bill represents capitulation to US and Indian corporate pressure, and a retreat from the state's responsibility to protect citizens against hazards.

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    The case against carbon trading

    Kevin Smith
    10 January 2008
    Article
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    Climate crunch

    Oscar Reyes
    29 March 2009
    Article
    The economic crisis is leading to falling carbon emissions - so why is it not good for the climate?

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