Environmental protection
EU energy shortage Europe dumps its climate commitments after facing shortage of Russian gas 

The quick shift by rich European countries to “dirty” energy sources such as coal instead of managing demands raises serious concerns about the fate of global climate action and the future of the environmental movement

Latin American and Caribbean leaders convene Escazú accord meeting and other stories

Today we look at the first meeting of the Escazu environmental agreement in Chile, renewed Israeli air attacks on besieged Gaza, and more

Colombia marks 5th year of Peace Accords amid continued insecurity and other stories

Today we look at the Colombian peace process in the context of growing insecurity, casualties after a refugee boat capsized in the English Channel, and more

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

Water referendum-Slovenia Slovenians reject dilution of water protection law in historic referendum

The amendments to the water protection law which could have promoted uncontrolled construction in coastal areas were rejected by the Slovenian people in a national referendum on July 11

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