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Environment

The richest one percent of the world’s population are responsible for more than twice as much carbon pollution as the 3.1 billion people who made up the poorest half of humanity during a critical 25-year period of unprecedented emissions growth. Oxfam’s new report, ‘Confronting Carbon Inequality,’ is...
When we share and respect the resources of the world, each nation will benefit, explains Fr Andrew Hamilton for the Catholic Outlook. Pope Francis announced his 2020 monthly intentions before the onset of coronavirus. But his September intention, which sums up his concern for the environment from the beginning of...
An analysis released Wednesday by an international think tank warns that as the world's population continues to climb toward and possibly surpass 10 billion by 2050, ecological disasters and armed conflict could forcibly displace roughly 10% of humanity—or about 1.2 billion people. Jessica Corbett at Common Dreams ...
The day humanity exceeds Earth's biocapacity this year, Earth Overshoot Day, falls on August 22, three weeks later than in 2019. The shift is due to the pandemic, but can the contraction happen by design, not disaster? Back in 1970, the earth's biocapacity was more than enough to meet annual human demand for...
A new briefing summarises the actual or likely impacts of the global coronavirus crisis on each of the 17 Sustainable Development goals. By Jens Martens, Bodo Ellmers and Vera Pokorny for Global Policy Watch. The COVID-19 pandemic and the policies with which governments have responded to it have had a serious impact...
STWR ha avviato una campagna di cartelloni pubblicitari che si svolgerà nei prossimi mesi. I poster saranno situati in varie zone del  centro di Londra, a partire dalla pubblicità nelle stazioni della metropolitana di Londra. L'obiettivo è quello di invitare più persone a unirsi al nostro invito ad attuare l'...
What if more of the arms and defense sector moved into manufacturing health and other products permanently? Surely this is the time for a focus on what peace and security really mean for us all, writes Martin Butcher for Oxfam International. All over the world we have radically changed our ways of life as the...
The world stands on the brink of a food crisis worse than any seen for at least 50 years, the UN has warned as it urged governments to act swiftly to avoid disaster. Better social protections for poor people are urgently needed as the looming recession following the coronavirus pandemic may put basic nutrition beyond...
How can we stop the overshoot of our planet’s capacity and reach fair sharing at the same time? The Dutch Footprint Group present their proposal based on equal rights for all, written by Jan Juffermans for Resilience.org. In 2016 I was invited to deliver the Domela Nieuwenhuis Memorial Lecture in the city of...
"The pandemic has changed the game. We have the resources to build an economic model that doesn’t trash the planet and provides for all." STWR join the statement from the Global Campaign to Demand Climate Justice. The word apocalypse comes from the word for revelation. The COVID-19 pandemic is revealing what the...
The coronavirus pandemic is a wake-up call to stop exceeding the planet’s limits, write Sandrine Dixson-Declève, Hans Joachim Schellnhuber and Kate Raworth. The COVID-19 coronavirus has forced entire countries into lockdown mode, terrified citizens around the world, and triggered a financial-market meltdown. The...
Sign a petition from the International Peace Bureau (IPB) calling for a dramatic reduction of military spending in favour of healthcare and meeting social needs. The world’s oldest peace NGO, the Nobel Prize-winning IPB has called on G20 world leaders who are gathering via virtual means this coming week to send a...
The world is "way off track" from meeting targets to limit global warming as the signs of a climate emergency grow more damaging, the United Nations has warned. Increasing heat, accelerating sea level rises, and extreme weather in 2019 were all indications of the impact of failing to rein in carbon emissions, said a...
A new transatlantic project will explore how new models of public ownership can shape the emerging commanding heights of the economy. By Thomas Hanna and Mathew Lawrence. As we enter the second decade of the new century, signs of crisis are all around us. Climate change, rising economic inequality, assaults on...
A Green New Deal has the potential to address both the climate crisis and global inequality, with potentially major implications for U.S. foreign policy. But this will mean confronting the structural inequalities, both national and global, that have been violently imposed throughout history and that still shape the...