Ecology and Environment

21.09.2019

Greta Thunberg: “Change is Coming, Whether You Like It or Not”

Greta Thunberg: “Change is Coming, Whether You Like It or Not”

Sixteen-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg has sparked a global movement with her “school strike for the climate.” Last year, she started skipping school on Fridays to stand outside the Swedish parliament demanding climate action. Since then, she has inspired millions around the world to join her. The final two… »

21.09.2019

The climate strikes are about so much more than green colonialism

The climate strikes are about so much more than green colonialism

Solutions to the environmental crisis won’t come in the shape of a battery – they come in the shape of justice, reparations and equity. Asad Rehman for openDemocracy 20 September 2019 The past year has seen an unprecedented upsurge in both popular and political will for… »

21.09.2019

#ClimateStrike #NYC

#ClimateStrike #NYC

More photos By David Andersson People gather at Foley Square and then took to the streets to march to Battery Park. The Time Magazine Title “More Than 60,000 Turn Out for New York’s Youth-Led… »

20.09.2019

The world is changing thanks to the youth

The world is changing thanks to the youth

New York City today, manifestations against the ineficient policies to stop climate crisis. Mainly young people. The pictures are by Rosita Ergas:… »

20.09.2019

Climate Change: A People-Centered Approach

Climate Change: A People-Centered Approach

By Dr. Daisaku Ikeda, President, Soka Gakkai International (SGI) “That which is common to the greatest number has the least care bestowed upon it,” observed Aristotle, highlighting an all-too-common human tendency. His warning is still relevant today, especially in our fight against climate change. The Paris Agreement, adopted… »

20.09.2019

Global Climate Strike in London and the World

Global Climate Strike in London and the World

Time is running out to prevent a Climate Change disaster. The signs are clear, the science is clear and it’s also clear who is attempting to deny them. Glaciers are melting, the sea is warming up, coral reefs are dying, ice caps are shrinking, islands are sinking, hurricanes… »

20.09.2019

Climate crisis, the biggest crisis humanity has ever faced, wake up and face the facts: Greta Thunberg

Climate crisis, the biggest crisis humanity has ever faced, wake up and face the facts: Greta Thunberg

By Countercurrents Collective Greta Thunberg delivered a 15-minute address to around 150 people, rounding off her two-day tour of Capitol Hill, Washington DC. The teenage activist from Sweden took the lectern under a giant chandelier in a grand committee room and smiled as she resumed her call to arms against… »

18.09.2019

Trade and investment treaties aggravate the climate crisis

Trade and investment treaties aggravate the climate crisis

The Campaign ‘No to trade and investment treaties’, made up of more than 100 organizations and of which Ecologistas en Acción is part, encourages the participation of citizens in the mobilizations of September 27. Trade and investment treaties are incompatible with reducing emissions, make it difficult to adopt the necessary… »

17.09.2019

42nd SIPPAD General Assembly Supports Rights of Nature

42nd SIPPAD General Assembly Supports Rights of Nature

Las Navas, Northern Samar, Philippines – The Samar Island Partnership for Peace and Development (SIPPAD), a partnership composed of different sectors – church, government, academe, civil society organizations, youth and media in the provinces of Northern Samar, Eastern Samar and Western Samar held their 42nd General Assembly on September 13… »

17.09.2019

Fukushima’s Radioactive Water Crisis

Fukushima’s Radioactive Water Crisis

By Robert Hunziker Tokyo Electric Power’s Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station, which experienced three massive meltdowns in 2011,is running out of room to store radioactive water. No surprise! But now, what to do about phosphorescent water? Addressing the issue, Japan’s environmental minister Yoshiaki Harada held a news conference (September 2019). »

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