Ecology and Environment

01.05.2018

Press Statement: Greening the Mines

Press Statement: Greening the Mines

It looks like the sun is not shining brighter for the mining industry as the government led by no other than the President himself, rants against mining companies compelling them to plant trees. Later on, this was followed by the Secretary of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources who… »

28.04.2018

Protecting bees – EU set to completely ban outdoor use of pesticides harmful to bees

Protecting bees – EU set to completely ban outdoor use of pesticides harmful to bees

Press Releqse, 27 April 2018 Source: European Commission Today, Member States’ representatives in a Standing Committee have backed a proposal by the European Commission to further restrict the use of three active substances (imidacloprid, clothianidin and thiamethoxam, known as “neonicotinoids”) for which a scientific review concluded that… »

28.04.2018

We Don’t Have Any Time Left

We Don’t Have Any Time Left

By Naomi Klein Our planet is radically changing and this requires a radical rethink by all of us. It requires an economic, social and environmental revolution. Each day we delay bold climate action, sea levels continue to rise, forests continue to burn in record-breaking heat and the fossil fuel industry… »

20.04.2018

Indigenous Women’s Delegation To Europe Continues Push For Fossil Fuel Divestment By Major Banks

Indigenous Women’s Delegation To Europe Continues Push For Fossil Fuel Divestment By Major Banks

Infused with the spirit of their ancestors and unwavering determination to seek accountability and justice, an Indigenous Women’s Divestment Delegation will travel to Switzerland and Germany from April 20th to 28th, 2018. Despite rights violations and dangers to the health of the global climate, some of Europe’s most powerful banks… »

14.04.2018

Sydney, Australia’s Future: Will The Nimbys, Yimbys Or Bimbys Decide Its Fate?

Sydney, Australia’s Future: Will The Nimbys, Yimbys Or Bimbys Decide Its Fate?

By Jerome Irwin, Sydney, Australia, that illustrious city Down Under – that some once called, “The Pearl of the South Pacific” – is rapidly becoming over-stretched and over developed beyond belief. If the Australian government, and its corporate counterpart’s, radical plan is allowed to continue to expand it into ‘two… »

06.04.2018

Which Way Will The World Wend: Toward One Giant, Sprawling Hong Kong……OR?

Which Way Will The World Wend: Toward One Giant, Sprawling Hong Kong……OR?

By Jerome Irwin, What will every major urban center in the world look like in the next ten, fifty or hundred years, and how will the humans who occupy them similarly look? As the one becomes leaner, meaner and hungrier for ever more of everything, will the… »

26.03.2018

Italy, Germany and the EU’s Future

Italy, Germany and the EU’s Future

The once powerful center-left went down to defeat. As it accommodated to capital, it eroded its trade union base. It bailed out banks and financial speculators, while inflicting ruinous austerity measures on their own populations to pay for it. When center-left parties embraced socially progressive policies, voters supported them, like… »

21.03.2018

The Global Elite is Insane Revisited

The Global Elite is Insane Revisited

In 2014 I wrote an article titled ‘The Global Elite is Insane’. I want to elaborate what I explained in the earlier article so that people have a clearer sense of what we are up against in our struggle… »

20.03.2018

00:00:10 Seconds To Midnight

00:00:10 Seconds To Midnight

By Jim Miles I have lived my whole life under the notifications of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists and their Doomsday Clock. It is currently set a two minutes to midnight after many years of variance, some as far away as seventeen minutes. After reading Daniel Ellsberg’s The Doomsday… »

19.03.2018

A Forward Stride Amidst Long Years of Struggle to Defend Island Homes

A Forward Stride Amidst Long Years of Struggle to Defend Island Homes

As the world celebrated International Women’s Day, respondents to a civil case filed by a mining company against the environmental defenders of Canawayon in the island of Homonhon in Eastern Samar and the entire membership of the Homonhon Environmental Rescuers Organization (HERO) celebrate a small triumph as the presiding judge… »

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