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Within weeks, Greenland's parliament is expected to pass a bill reinstating a ban on uranium mining that was lifted in 2013 under pressure from mining companies, reports Peter Boyle.

The COP26 Coalition is hosting the People’s Summit for Climate Justice, from November 7‒10, and has called a global day of protest action for climate justice on November 6. Green Left spoke to the COP26 Coalition's Camille Barbagallo.

Climate and Capitalism editor Ian Angus presents seven new books for understanding and changing the world.

A new anti-war, anti-nuclear coalition organised a well-attended protest against the federal government's decision to build nuclear submarines and join the new AUKUS pact, reports Renfrey Clarke.   

News Corps' calculated change of heart on climate change in the lead-up to COP26 has not fooled too many, argues Binoy Kampmark.

We cannot trust capitalism to do what is necessary to avoid runaway climate change, argues Barry Sheppard.

The IPCC's latest report should be a wake-up call to governments everywhere, but it's going to take more than science to force action by the biggest global emitters, writes Barry Sheppard.

Federal environment minister Sussan Ley is challenging a ruling that the government has a duty of care to children when considering the approval of fossil fuel projects, writes Paul Gregoire.

Climate and Capitalism editor Ian Angus presents A People’s Green New Deal, plus three new books on pandemics and two on the global food crisis.

Never have so many heat records fallen by such a large margin than in the past week’s historic heat wave in western North America, report Bob Henson and Jeff Masters.

Simon Butler answers the "left" argument that progressives should support nuclear power as a climate solution.

Nuclear power plant waste

To cut greenhouse gas emissions we need to rapidly shift to safe, renewable energy. Nuclear power is not the answer, writes Simon Butler.

Anti-poverty groups, climate campaigners, and public health experts reacted with outrage after the G7 effectively abdicated responsibility in the face of savage economic inequality, a rapidly-heating planet, and the deadly COVID-19 pandemic, writes Jon Queally.

Doncaster resident Barry Watson used freedom-of-information laws to obtain an audit about canopy tree loss caused by the early works for the North East Link tollway project. He spoke to Green Left about this and more.

The Adani mine is seven years behind schedule and the Big Four banks and many insurance companies have ruled out investing in the project. Jim McIlroy and Richard Boult report on the #StopAdani Roadshow. 

The Greens' proposal for wealth tax is a good start, but only a mass union and community campaign will be able to force the billionaire class to pay up, argues Peter Boyle.

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