Environment

  • December 11, 2017

    As the World Trade Organisation Summit begins, Global Justice Now says, "We've never before seen such a silencing and censoring of civil society voices."

  • December 9, 2017

    A new B’Tselem report reveals that a significant portion of Israel’s waste treatment system is located outside its sovereign borders, in the West Bank.

  • November 23, 2017

    Responding to the budget, John Sauven, chief executive of Greenpeace, said, “Despite the Chancellor’s pride in the UK’s climate leadership, hidden away in the unannounced text of the budget, he quietly revealed this was one of the least green budgets ever, because there will be no new money for renewables until at least 2025."

  • November 20, 2017

    The fifth round of secret negotiations on a new North American Free Trade Agreement has begun in Mexico. Farm policy will be a  central topic of discussion among negotiators from Canada, Mexico, and the United States.

  • November 10, 2017

    Campaigners have welcomed Michael Gove's decision to back tougher restrictions on the use of bee-harming pesticides, saying the scientific evidence for a complete ban is overwhelming.

  • November 8, 2017

    ClientEarth is taking legal action against the UK Government for a third time over its persistent failure to deal with illegal air pollution across the country.

  • November 4, 2017

    Survival International is calling for greater recognition from world leaders for tribal peoples’ crucial role in protecting the environment, ahead of the COP 23 conference in Bonn, Germany.

  • November 1, 2017

    Strong and shared climate leadership must emerge from the UN climate talks in Bonn next month if the world is to stem the increasing levels of CO2 levels in our atmosphere, says Greenpeace International.

  • October 26, 2017

    A new UN report outlines how environmental activists and human rights defenders who stand up to business abuses have faced criminalisation and murder.

  • August 5, 2017

    Amid nations' increasing uncertainty and insecurity, Quakers in Britain say that inequality has become vividly apparent. More than a thousand Quakers meeting for their annual gathering, said, "We are distressed by the trashing of our planet, and angry at the greed, ruthlessness, lies and violence which blight the lives of so many."