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Woman and child in flood in Indonesia. (Photo: World Meteorological Organisation, Flickr/Climate Visuals) Views
Climate Refugee Ruling Sets 'Global Precedent'
'Governments must consider a heating planet’s imminent threat to Pacific peoples’ lives.'
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'Global Precedent' Set as UN Rules Climate Refugees Cannot Be Sent Back to Life-Threatening Conditions
Advocates praised the ruling as an "excellent step forward in refugee rights."
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Canberra, Australia on Wednesday was so smoky that visibility past a few hundred yards was virtually non-existent. News
Smoke From Australia Fires Delivers Capital 'Worst Air Quality on Record'—With More to Come
Over 2,500 miles away, in New Zealand, smoke from the fires blotted out the sun at the Tasman Glacier.
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New Zealand Wins Global Praise for 'Historic' Law to Bring Net Carbon Emissions to Zero by 2050
"Now continues the work to actually cut our pollution, and do that in a transformative and just way."
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Applause for New Zealand 'Wellbeing Budget' That Dedicates Billions to Mental Health Care and Ending Child Poverty
"Hopefully, other nations can follow suit and make similar contributions to enhanced living standards."
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Young climate campaigners march in Blenheim, New Zealand on March 15, 2019. News
World 'Not on Track" to Curb Global Warming to 1.5°C Threshold: UN Chief
"The paradox is that as things are getting worse on the ground, political will seems to be fading."
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The Christchurch Terrorist's Manifesto Is a Hideous Document, But Banning Possession of It Is Not the Solution
In the end, I feel more endangered by laws authorizing censorship than by right-wing fanatics
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Just Like Trump, Media Outlets Rarely Label Far-Right Attacks 'Terrorism': Study
A rare exception in the glaring trend came last month when New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern was swift to characterize the massacre in Christchurch as the work of a white nationalist terrorist
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Stop Gun Violence Further
How You Do It
Less than a month after just one mass shooting, New Zealand's Parliament voted 119-1 Wednesday to ban most military style assault rifles and semiautomatic weapons in the most sweeping changes to the country's gun laws in decades. The measure, passed after a white supremacist killed 50 people and...
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All other foot soldiers of racism and hate will continue to fail because tragedy often unites us. (Photo: Screen shot / YouTube) Views
On My Visit to New Zealand: Can Christchurch Heal Our Collective Wounds?
Collective pain helps us see each other as human beings first, where our differences, however great, can never be enough to justify or even explain why 3-year-old Mucad Ibrahim had to die, along with 49 other, beautiful and innocent people
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