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The primary inspiration for The Red Deal was the People’s Agreement of Cochabamba, adopted at the World People’s Conference on Climate Change and the Rights of Mother Earth in 2010, writes Simon Butler.

Urban organic agriculture in Havana

The COVID-19 pandemic has worsened global food insecurity. An estimated 132 million more people have been tipped into acute malnutrition since the pandemic began, writes Barry Healy.

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

Uncle Kevin Buzzacott, an elder of the Triabunna people in the Lake Eyre region of far northern South Australia, is campaigning for Santos and other gas companies to be prevented from destroying country. Renfrey Clarke reports.

The Socialist Alliance will field two long-term activists for the Victorian Senate on People and Planet before Profit platform, reports Chloe DS.

Activists were treated to an early-morning raid by an anti-terrorist outift for chalking a protest sign against oil and gas giant Woodside Energy, reports Chris Jenkins.

 

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.

Extinction Rebellion is targetting the National Australia Bank for its record investment in fossil fuels despite the climate crisis. Kerry Smith reports.

The New South Wales government believes that there is nothing wrong with diluting toxic emissions from WestConnex into surrounding areas while claiming it is world’s “best practice”. Peter Hehir reports.

The human cost of 1.5°C or even 2°C warming is unimaginable, with unprecedented numbers of people forced to relocate to escape its devastating impacts, writes Susan Price.

A snap action by Extinction Rebellion Western Australia highlighted the plight of the Great Barrier Reef. Kerry Smith reports.

Unions and community groups say the NSW government's move on the historic Willow Grove during the pandemic lockdown is a 'low act'. Susan Price reports.

Multinational beverage companies have been profiting off Mexico's precious drinking water resources for decades, while local communities have gone without. But communities in the state of Puebla have had enough, reports Tamara Pearson.

Campaigners called for an end to logging of Western Australia’s native forests, reports Petrina Harley.

Without pressure, governments will likely continue their greenwashing while we suffer deadly floods and extreme heatwaves, writes John Molyneux.

The Tokyo Olympics, which may become another COVID-19 super spreader, reveals the influence that corporate capitalism has over governments and politicians, argues Hans Baer.

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