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  1. Leaders Sidestep Pentagon's Carbon Emissions at COP21

    14 December 2015
    Multi-media

    With some 800 bases around the globe, it is no surprise that the U.S. military is the world's biggest consumer of petroleum. What is perhaps more surprising is that this so-called carbon bootprint has been completely exempted from international climate agreements, including the one currently being finalized at COP21 Paris Climate Change Conference. 

  2. Frontline Communities lead the struggle

    11 December 2015
    Multi-media

    Parallel to the climate conference in Paris, social movements and allies within the ‘Global Convergence of Land and Water Struggles’ discuss climate justice and real solutions to the climate crisis.

  3. The social cost of private water: what are the options?

    Satoko Kishimoto, Georgi Medarov
    10 December 2015
    Multi-media

    A return to public forms of administration in water supplies is a phenomenon that has been spreading globally. Over the past 15 years almost 235 cities around the world, among them Paris, Berlin, Budapest, Buenos Aires and Kuala Lumpur have either terminated or have desisted from renewing the contracts with private concessionary companies. In the Netherlands, Belgium, Austria and the Scandinavian countries, for example, water delivery is, by a tradition, almost 100 percent public.

  4. Soundcloud: The Secure & the Dispossessed: How the Military and Corporations are shaping a Climate-CHanged World

    Nick Buxton, Ben Hayes
    10 December 2015
    Multi-media

    What if government and corporate elites have given up on stopping climate change and prefer to try to manage its consequences instead? In the weeks running up to the major UN Climate Change Conference in Paris (COP21), this event examined issues raised by a new book, 'The Secure and the Dispossessed: How the Military and Corporations are Shaping a Climate-Changed World'

  5. Convergence assembly: trade, investment, climate change and corporate power

    09 December 2015
    Multi-media

    John Hilary, Diana Aguiar and Brid Brennan discuss how we need to move beyond reformist politics in a convergence of citizens, organised citizens, organisations social movements, trade unionists, peasants, women organisations, and indigenous peoples to reclaim sovereignty over the resources of the planet. 

  6. ISDS carve-out: Gus van Harten

    30 November 2015
    Multi-media

    Public talk by Professor Gus van Harten, presenting the findings of
    his recent report "An ISDS carve-out to support action on climate
    change”. 

  7. ISDS for ultimate deregulation

    John Hilary
    05 November 2015
    Multi-media
  8. TTIP: the new model for FTAs

    John Hilary
    05 November 2015
    Multi-media
  9. TTIP: corporate power grab

    John Hilary
    05 November 2015
    Multi-media
  10. Pressure on superstore regulations

    Dharmendra Kumar
    05 November 2015
    Multi-media
  11. India's new model BIT

    Dharmendra Kumar
    05 November 2015
    Multi-media
  12. Newmont’s ICSID case withdrawal

    Riza Damanik
    05 November 2015
    Multi-media
  13. Indonesia’s alternative approach to ISDS

    Riza Damanik
    05 November 2015
    Multi-media
  14. ISDS and the Costs for states

    Joseph Purugganan
    05 November 2015
    Multi-media
  15. ISDS and the Philip Morris Case

    Charles Santiago
    05 November 2015
    Multi-media
  16. ISDS and Regulatory Chill

    Charles Santiago
    05 November 2015
    Multi-media
  17. Structural flaws of ISDS

    Gus van Harten, Lori Wallach
    05 November 2015
    Multi-media
  18. Public policies under attack

    Lori Wallach
    05 November 2015
    Multi-media
  19. Attack on fracking ban

    Ilana Solomon, Lori Wallach
    05 November 2015
    Multi-media

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