Category Archives: Environment

Central Java: Villagers protest government mine

Crackdown on villagers highlights heavy hand of Indonesia’s ‘strategic’ projects by Hans Nicholas Jong on 14 February 2022 – news-mongabay.com Banner-image The heavy-handed arrest of 67 people, including 13 children, by police in Indonesia has shone a spotlight on long-simmering opposition to … Les meir

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2014 – 2021: The seven warmest years on record!

WMO | State of Global Climate 2021 Record atmospheric greenhouse gas concentrations and associated accumulated heat have propelled the planet into uncharted territory, with far-reaching repercussions for current and future generations. This report finds the past seven years are on … Les meir

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Colombia: Deadly attacks on activists continues

Will Iván Duque Protect Environmental Defenders? November 18, 2021 | Blanca Lucía Echeverry and Andrew Miller | The New York TimesPhoto Credit: Kinorama CopyLeft At the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow, President Iván Duque of Colombia carried out a charm offensive … Les meir

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What can «we» do to stop capitalism’s rampage?

Extinction Rebellion disrupts Lord Mayor’s parade in London as Cop26 fails by Sophie Squire – socialistworker.co.uk Sat 13 Nov 2021 Protests blocked the parade route (Pic: XR media) Extinction Rebellion (XR) disrupted the Lord Mayor’s show in the City of London … Les meir

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Report by the International Energy Agency – CO2 emissions increases substantially!

Global Energy Review 2021 CO2 emissions Global CO2 emissions declined by 5.8% in 2020, or almost 2 Gt CO2 – the largest ever decline and almost five times greater than the 2009 decline that followed the global financial crisis. CO2 … Les meir

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2014 – 2021: The seven warmest years on record!

WMO | State of Global Climate 2021 Record atmospheric greenhouse gas concentrations and associated accumulated heat have propelled the planet into uncharted territory, with far-reaching repercussions for current and future generations. This report finds the past seven years are on … Les meir

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GREENPEACE 50 ÅR – MILJØKAMPEN HELD FRAM!

Dette er en historisk dag – 15. september 2021. For nøyaktig 50 år siden i dag gikk en gruppe miljøforkjempere om bord på en gammel fiskebåt med kurs mot øya Amchitka utenfor Alaska. Målet var å stoppe en atomprøvesprengning.  Ingen … Les meir

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Global Capitalism and Profitability Kills the Future, if not…

Climate change: the fault of humanity? The sixth report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) runs to nearly 4,000 pages.  The IPCC has tried to summarise its report as the ‘final opportunity’ to avoid climate catastrophe.  Its conclusions are … Les meir

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Oil Giant Shell Condemned by Dutch Court – «Do What the Court Tells you»!

CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION & MITIGATION, CORPORATIONS, ENERGY, ENVIRONMENT, IMPACT, POLITICS & FOREIGN AFFAIRS, SDG SERIES, SOCIETYMay 28, 2021 Victory for Climate Movement: Oil Giant Shell Condemned by Dutch Court by Claude Forthomme – Senior Editor For the first time in history, a major oil company, Royal Dutch Shell, … Les meir

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The Green Economic Growth program for Papua cancels – Shame on the UK!

Exclusive: UK cancels «highly effective» green program in Indonesia By William Worley // 15 June 2021 – devex.com Environment & Natural Resources Funding Trade & Policy United Kingdom Indonesia The U.K. government is cutting a “highly effective” green growth program designed to prevent … Les meir

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