Environmental crisis
Mammal extinction in Australia Australia lost more mammals than any other continent in last two centuries: report

A report found that since 2016, over 200 animal and plant species have been threatened, including the koala and the gang-gang cockatoo. The largest increase in the threatened list is of invertebrates and frogs

Bangladesh floods Millions affected as Bangladesh experiences worst floods in last two decades

Dozens of people have been killed in monsoon storms across northeastern Bangladesh. Almost six million people in the region remain stranded and are facing an immense scarcity of food, drinking water and shelter as the humanitarian crisis worsens

At COP26, the only person arrested and charged was a Communist.

Amid the deepening climate crisis, it has become increasingly clear that capitalism is not only the root of the problem, but it also offers no viable solutions. Police cracked down on those that bore the clarion call “socialism or extinction”

People’s COP26: Youth climate activists from most affected areas tell their stories

Youth in the global south are growing up in some of the most devastating conditions as they face frequent extreme climate events, often watching their homes and livelihoods disappear.

The streets of Glasgow indict world leaders for failure to address the climate crisis

While the official COP26 summit has seen world leaders seemingly unwilling to take major planet-saving measures, the mobilization of the youth, frontline communities, and environmental organizations have charted out the way forward

Biden brings lip service with minimal concrete action to COP26

The scale of US policy on climate change fails to match up with its contributions to the global climate catastrophe

How a US lawyer’s attempt to make Chevron pay for pollution landed him a jail sentence

Lawyer Steven Donziger was sentenced to jail by a federal judge despite a UN working group having found his detention to be in violation of international law

Global, moral, strategic leadership is urgent says PM of Barbados

During the final days of the UN General Assembly last weekend, Mia Amor Mottley, the prime minister of Barbados, made an impassioned appeal to the world’s leaders to take the multiple global crises seriously and work together for the well being of the people of the world

‘Brazilians are hungry because they have no income, not because of a lack of production’: João Pedro Stedile

For Stedile, large sections of the bourgeoisie have already manifested their deep dissatisfaction with the Bolsonaro government but have not reached a consensus about an alternative

Environment Minister and president of IBAMA are targeted in Federal Police operation

The task force revealed on Wednesday, May 19, investigates illegal timber exports to the US and Europe

Chico Mendes’ daughter remembers him on the 31st anniversary of his assassination

Angela Mendes, the daughter of Brazilian environmentalist Chico Mendes, reflects on his legacy and the actions being taken today to continue the work he started

Brazilian parliamentarians denounce gov’t absence in combating wildfires in the Pantanal region

If the Jair Bolsonaro government doesn’t act, “we will have to see if the rain puts out the fires,” says lawmaker