climate emergency

Who is financing the expansion of fossil fuels in Africa?

In the framework of COP27, a report has been released that points out which companies and banks are investing in fossil fuels on the African continent. Oil, gas and coal companies are developing or exploring the possibility of developing new…

60 Scientist Rebellion members disrupt opening of World Health Summit and demand urgent action on climate emergency

More than 60 scientists (including 10 Spaniards) set fire alarms ringing by disrupting the opening session of the World Health Summit in Berlin, Germany. 40 scientists from all over Europe blocked the entrance to the conference building, gluing themselves to…

Biden in Europe: To Contain China, Restructuring the Global Disorder

President Biden’s European sojourn has been a signal effort to restructure the global disorder to reinforce U.S. hegemony and to contain and manage China’s rise. Not limited to NATO’s new 2030 doctrine which reinforces U.S. Indo-Pacific military dominance with European…

EcoWaste Coalition Calls on Senate to Keep Ban on Waste Incineration Intact

The pollution watchdog EcoWaste Coalition calls on the country’s top legislators to safeguard public health and the environment by keeping intact the Clean Air and Solid Waste Management laws, particularly the ban on waste incineration, as the Philippines marks the…

Who knew what, when, why? “Terror police list’ was shared across Government, NHS, Ofsted and 20 councils

We are deeply disturbed by what clearly goes way beyond the realm of an ‘unfortunate oversight’. Our planet is literally burning and some of the police and government seem desperate to silence the fire alarm. We need to find out…

The Passions of Mankind, by John Scales Avery

The Passions of Mankind, a new freely downloadable book. I would like to announce the publication of a book that discusses human emotions from an evolutionary perspective. The book consists mainly of book chapters and articles that I have previously…

Climate emergency: why global mobilization is so important

This climate crisis is almost irreversible, and it is global. And global and irreversible should be the answer OpenDemocracy DemocraciaAbierta 11 September 2019 Watch video https://youtu.be/iU7IhINREcI Our planet is currently facing an unprecedented climate crisis and we are now close…

Climate Emergency Rally in NYC

Students gather Friday in Columbus Circle in New York for a student-led protest, part of many school climate strikes around the world, against a lack of action on climate issues and to raise awareness about climate change. Photos by Gustavo…

Climate emergency: turning words into action

The UK Parliament became the first in the world to declare a climate and environment emergency this May Day. What next? A declaration of climate emergency has been a long time coming. Too long. There is frighteningly little time left…

‘Activism Works’: UK Parliament Makes History in Declaring Climate Emergency

“Now we must act on it” by Andrea Germanos, staff writer for Common Dreams Update: The U.K. Parliament made history on Wednesday by becoming the first to declare an environment and climate emergency. MPs in the House of Commons passed the…