Extinction Rebellion proposal inspired by Irish climate, abortion breakthroughs

The protest group wants a citizens' assembly in the UK, following an Irish model that led to new political settlements on previously divisive issues The...

OPINION: Our short-termism is short-changing our future generations: A Constitutional change is the way...

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EU Parliament urges ECB to put climate at heart of strategy review

European lawmakers have endorsed a parliamentary resolution calling on the ECB to assess how the bank can contribute to the continent's climate policies The...

Dail clash over ‘cup of coffee’ fossil fuel lobbying of Taoiseach advisor

July 10th, 2019 Deputy Brid Smith and Leo Varadkar clashed yesterday over “cup of coffee” lobbying of one of the Taoiseach’s advisors by the oil...

Japan waters down G20 climate commitment ahead of leaders’ summit

Draft communique circulated by the host stops short of endorsing implementation of the Paris Agreement, in an apparent bid to keep the US onside The...

Brazil’s pro-beef president Temer, betrayed by the industry he courted

In his one year in power, Brazilian president Michel Temer has tried hard to please the beef caucus.Among his many concessions, he made one of...

Sea ice falls to record lows in both the Arctic and Antarctic

The Arctic and Antarctic have experienced record lows in sea ice extent so far in 2017, according to the latest data from the US...

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While North Carolina activists fight the Atlantic Coast Pipeline with protest songs and camera-grabbing marches, they’re also waging a quieter legal battle via the...

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