Climate change
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

COP25 ‘disappointing’ as wealthy nations block several major commitments

Despite the global movement to push governments into recognizing a climate emergency and the need for urgent action, no commitment seem to be forthcoming

Greenland Ice sheets Greenland’s ice sheet melting 7 times faster than in 1990s

The sea level rises are likely to reach 67 centimeters by 2100, which is about 7 centimeter more than the previous prediction of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

Bolsonaro issues decree, experts warn that it encourages Amazon deforestation

Provisional decree could lead to escalation of land conflicts in the world’s biggest rain forest

COP25 Alberta mine At COP25, Indigenous rights groups protest proposed tar sands mine

The Frontier Project, once operational, would be the largest tar sands mine on the planet and has already provoked widespread rejection

What is happening in COP25?

This is the last COP before the Paris Agreement kicks into force next year. But even after a week of negotiations, not much headway has been made.

COP25: Will we achieve the target?

The emissions of the most polluting countries are actually on the rise, while the given carbon budget is depleting.

Wealthy countries’ approach to climate change condemns hundreds of millions to suffer

A Green New Deal in the West is not going to be sufficient if this deal does not include trillions of dollars into the UN’s Green Climate Fund and the transfer of technology as a social practice and not for profit.

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