A US court has delivered a major win to Indigenous organisers and climate activists — and a significant blow to the fossil fuel industry and the Trump administration, writes Jessica Corbett.
Climate scientists and campaigners reiterated their demands for urgent global action to dramatically reduce planet-heating emissions in response to a new record-breaking concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, writes Jessica Corbett.
Climate campaigners are urging world leaders to learn from those governments who are handling the coronavirus pandemic, arguing there should be no return to business as usual, writes Jessica Corbett.
Demonstrations in solidarity with Wet'suwet'en land defenders fighting against a proposed fracked gas pipeline continue across Canada, writes Jessica Corbett.
Nuclear experts and disarmament advocates are warning that the world is witnessing a new arms race after the United States tested a new missile on August 18.
The test would have violated a Cold War-era treaty President Donald Trump’s administration ditched on August 2, writes Jessica Corbett.
After a three-year probe and amid mounting demands that the fossil fuel industry be held accountable for driving the climate crisis, New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood filed suit on October 24 against ExxonMobil, the world’s largest oil and gas company.
The suit accuses the oil giant of defrauding investors by downplaying the financial threat of regulations crafted to mitigate human-caused global warming.
Demonstrators say "Trumpism directly threatens steps towards tackling" inequality, peace and disarmament, climate change, discrimination, and corporate greed, writes Jessica Corbett.
Hundreds of thousands of anti-Trump demonstrators took to the streets of London and in separate protests across the Britain on July 13 in a massive and historic show of opposition to a sitting US president.
After an announcement from the Donald Trump administration that it is terminating temporary protections for about 59,000 Haitians who fled to the United States after a devastating 2010 earthquake, journalist Naomi Klein warns decisions by the United States and Canadian governments indicate how wealthy nations may handle climate refugees in the years to come.
With the focus on dramatic images of German riot police using tear gas and high-powered water cannons to disperse G20 protesters in Hamburg on July 6, the message from those demonstrating in the streets was clear for those willing to listen: a better world is possible.