Category : Justice

17 Jun 2016

World celebrates Pope’s words as faith groups shift into action

The world is celebrating the one-year anniversary of Pope Francis’ groundbreaking encyclical on ecology, “Laudato Si”, and much of those celebrations are focused on taking climate action.

19 Apr 2016

Amid Brazil’s energy corruption claims, Euro firms eye Amazon mega-dam

While the Brazilian government fights for its political survival, European companies risk being caught up in the fall-out as it’s revealed that major energy firms plan to build and run a controversial mega-dam project in the heart of the Amazon.

07 Mar 2016

Warming means unfair share for poor

As temperatures rise with climate change, the Earth’s natural capital will change too − but there may be few winners, even among the wealthy.

04 Mar 2016

Tributes pour in for murdered activist Berta Cáceres

Tributes are being paid across the world, today, for Honduran indigenous and environmental right campaigner, Berta Cáceres following her murder at her home in La Esperanza

24 Feb 2016

Heathrow 13 narrowly escape jail over airport expansion protest

Thirteen protesters who chained themselves to London Heathrow’s northern runway to oppose airport expansion have narrowly escaped jail Wednesday.

16 Feb 2016

Jailing Heathrow 13 poses ‘massive threat’ to peaceful protest rights

A letter from shadow chancellor John McDonnell and Caroline Lucas, Green Party MP for Brighton, warns that jailing the Heathrow 13 protesters would represent a “massive threat” to the right to peaceful protest in the UK.

11 Feb 2016

UK citizens ‘show the love’ for a clean energy future

From schools, to churches, the Women’s Institute to sports teams and surfers, UK citizens will come together this Valentine’s Day to show their love of climate action.

19 Nov 2015

Youth on Climate: One young person’s fight against deforestation in Philippines

In our third Youth on Climate blog we head to the Philippines and meet Keidy Transfiguracion, a young woman fighting deforestation.

27 Oct 2015

Catholic leaders rally behind Pope for socially just climate breakthrough

Catholic leaders from around the world have called for a transformative breakthrough at this December’s UN climate conference in Paris, saying any deal must put “the common good ahead of national interests”.

26 Oct 2015

Coal ‘conscience’ activists shut down England’s largest opencast mine

In yet another call for the UK government to end its love affair with coal, protesters have today shut down England’s largest opencast mine.