All Articles on World

The Sherburne County (Sherco) Generating Station, a coal-fired power plant owned by Xcel Energy and located in Becker, Minnesota. (Photo: Tony Webster/Flickr/cc) Views
This Obscure Energy Treaty Is the Greatest Threat to the Planet You’ve Never Heard Of
The Energy Charter Treaty allows fossil fuel companies to sue governments for taking action on climate change. It must be stopped before it’s too late.
Read more
Protesters hold a CO2 banner during a Walk For Future climate march in Warsaw on December 9, 2020. News
New IEA Data Shows World on Path to Resume 'Carbon-Intensive Business-as-Usual'
The agency's chief said the new figures offer "a sharp reminder of the immense challenge we face in rapidly transforming the global energy system."
Read more
President Joe Biden speaks at Pfizer's largest manufacturing facility on February 19, 2021, in Kalamazoo, Michigan. (Photo: Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images) News
Experts Say J&J-Merck Deal—Though Welcome Step—Does Not Get to 'Heart of the Matter' on Vaccine Apartheid
"Our elected leaders are choosing to allow a few Big Pharma companies to maintain their monopoly control over these drugs in order to maximize their profits."
Read more
US intelligence agencies concluded Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the 2018 murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi. (Photo: Adbulhamid Hosbas/Andalou Agency via Getty Images) News
Reporters Without Borders Files Unprecedented Suit Against Saudis for Khashoggi Murder, Other 'Crimes Against Humanity'
"No one should be above international law, especially when crimes against humanity are at stake. The urgent need for justice is long overdue."
Read more
Members of the Council of Popular and Indigenous Organizations of Honduras (COPINH) hold posters with an image of slain indigenous leader and environmental activist Berta Caceres, as they demand a 526-year sentence for Roberto Castillo, executive president of Desarrollos Energeticos (DESA), as a preliminary hearing in the case against him resumes, in Tegucigalpa on October 10, 2019. (Photo by ORLANDO SIERRA/AFP via Getty Images) Views
In Honduras and Across the World, Human Rights Defenders Continue To Be Killed With Impunity
Five years after Berta Cáceres was murdered, governments are still failing to protect human rights defenders.
Read more
Activists hold a demonstration marking the delayed COP26 U.N. climate negotiations on November 13, 2020 in Glasgow, Scotland, (Photo: Jeff J. Mitchell/Getty Images) News
'The Time Is Now': Survey Finds Overwhelming International Support for Greater Environmental Protection Ahead of UN Climate Conference
"We face huge challenges protecting the environment, but global public opinion may no longer be chief among them."
Read more
 As temperatures continue to break records, the meagre results of international climate action reveal a disconnect between most of the world’s governments and science. (Photo: Sanmonku) Views
Capital Versus Biosphere: Humankind Is Testing the Limits of the Very Space in Which We Live
An eco-social agenda fit for the times.
Read more
Anti-coup protesters shout slogans on March 1, 2021 in Yangon, Myanmar. Myanmar's military government has intensified a crackdown on protesters in recent days, using tear gas and live ammunition, charging at and arresting protesters and journalists. At least 18 people have been killed so far, according to monitoring organizations. (Photo: Hkun Lat/Getty Images) News
UN Leaders Demand Myanmar Coup Regime 'Stop the Repression' as Military and Police Kill 18
"The international community must stand in solidarity with the protestors and all those seeking a return to democracy in Myanmar."
Read more
This week Senator Elizabeth Warren will introduce wealth tax legislation. (Photo by Greg Nash-Pool/Getty Images) Views
COVID-19 Has Exacerbated Extreme Levels of Inequality. It’s Time for a Billionaire Wealth Tax
The US's billionaires have amassed democracy-distorting concentrations of wealth and power as millions have been thrown into poverty.
Read more
 Emlynn de Kock (11), daugther of the murdered Evelyn de Kock marched with people of the Eersterust community during the Stop Violence Against Women March on June 16, 2020 in Pretoria, South Africa. (Photo by Alet Pretorius/Gallo Images via Getty Images) Views
The Climate Crisis Fuels Violence Against Women
Without women’s full participation and freedom from violence, oppression, and discrimination, our efforts to address the climate crises will be an absolute failure.
Read more