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28/02/22
Author: 
Fiona Harvey 
Wildfires tearing through a forest in the Chefchaouen region of northern Morocco. Photograph: Fadel Senna/AFP/Getty Images
28 Feb 2022 

Report says human actions are causing dangerous disruption, and window to secure a liveable future is closing

18/02/22
Author: 
Reuters
People walk outside a metro station operated by the Paris transport network RATP on the eve of a major strike by the public transport workers, in Paris, France, February 17, 2022. REUTERS/Sarah Meyssonnier

Feb. 17, 2022

PARIS, Feb 18 (Reuters) - A major strike paralysed most of Paris's metro network and city train grid on Friday, disrupting the daily commutes of millions of people, as workers demand greater pay hikes than offered by the management.

The French capital's RATP public transport company said six subway lines were closed, down from eight reported earlier on Friday, with the remaining lines operating only partially.

03/02/22
Author: 
The Energy Mix
EcoFlight - fracking

Feb. 2, 2022

The United States, Norway, and Canada are set to produce more oil this year than ever before, despite solemn pronouncements at last year’s COP 26 climate summit on the urgent need for climate action, Oil Change International asserts in a new analysis.

28/01/22
Author: 
The Maple
Mélanie Joly/Facebook. - negotiations on Ukraine Jan. 2022

Jan. 25, 2022

“We want demilitarization and de-escalation of this current crisis."

A coalition of Canadian peace groups and civil society organizations is calling on the federal government to de-escalate any potential conflict between Russia and NATO over Ukraine.

27/01/22
Author: 
George Monbiot
‘Last year, forests being used as corporate offsets were incinerated by the wildfires raging across North America.’ Photograph: Noah Berger/EPA

Jan. 26, 2022

Wealthy companies are using the facade of ‘nature-based solutions’ to enact a great carbon land grab

There is nothing that cannot be corrupted, nothing good that cannot be transformed into something bad. And there is no clearer example than the great climate land grab.

24/01/22
Author: 
Natasha Bulowski
Deep-sea mining projects could start in international waters within the next two years despite a dearth of research on how it will affect critical marine ecosystems. Image courtesy of NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration

Jan. 24, 2022

Environmental groups want the Canadian government to call for a moratorium on deep-sea mining, joining countries like Chile and the EU Parliament.

Companies around the globe want to mine metals such as cobalt, manganese, nickel, and copper deep on the ocean floor, but hundreds of scientists warn the area is under-researched and its impacts on delicate ocean ecosystems could be devastating.

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