Climate change
How pandemics are related to ecological crises

The globalization of food, along with myths about “miracle” cures and “superfoods” and changing food habits, are wreaking havoc. Much of this can be prevented

Report highlights direct link between climate change and militarism

The COVID-19 pandemic has provided us the opportunity to discard the old “normal” and start building a world without extractive economies and militarism, a new report says

Earth Day: thousands of scientists are waving red flags

In dealing with life after COVID-19, potentially fatal challenges to the ecosystem must not be forgotten. It is time to look at far-reaching reforms in international governance systems and, linked to this, also governance reforms at other levels.

Pandemic and socialism

As COVID-19 grips the world, in country after country, there is socialization of healthcare and of production of some essential goods, which markedly departs from the capitalist norm

WEF and the crumbling blocks of capitalism

The annual World Economic Forum (WEF) summit is a gathering of the world’s richest and most powerful elites at a Swiss alpine resort, with the aim to further the tentacles of global capital and protect the interests of the rich.

Climate change and urban transport in India

Are electric vehicles a lasting solution to climate change? Professor Geetam Tiwari speaks on urban transport policy in India and debunks the myth of low carbon transport alone being efficient in terms of climate solutions.

Government neglect continues to fuel Australia bushfires

The fire season began in July and has till now claimed 24 lives, destroyed 2,000 homes and burned down more than 7.3 million hectares of land.

Australian bushfires 25 dead as the Australian bushfires rage on for the fifth month

Despite being the biggest calamity that Australia has faced in generations, the government is yet to take any decisive steps to contain the bushfires raging across the country

Nearly four months of intense bush fires, Australian PM offers only an apology

There seems to be no end in sight to the devastation from the bush fires raging across large swathes of the country, as emergency services are stretched beyond their capacities

Climate change: India’s international and domestic challenges

D Raghunandan discusses the inequity and inadequacy of the Paris Agreement to tackle the global climate crisis.

The global climate crisis: Are movements stepping up?

Nagraj Adve discusses the new breed of climate activism represented by Greta Thunberg and the Extinction Rebellion, and whether we see an incipient climate movement in India.

“We want Belgium out of NATO and NATO out of Belgium”

The Workers’ Party of Belgium has been in the forefront of resisting the far-right in the country, as well as promoting internationalism and battling for a just solution to climate change

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