Month: June 2021

If we want to fight the climate crisis, we must embrace nuclear power | Bhaskar Sunkara

If we want to fight the climate crisis, we must embrace nuclear power | Bhaskar Sunkara

A powerful form of clean energy already exists – and it is far more reliable than wind and solar On..

Hungary’s LGBT protests and Juneteenth Day: human rights this fortnight – in pictures

Hungary’s LGBT protests and Juneteenth Day: human rights this fortnight – in pictures

A roundup of the coverage on struggles for human rights and freedoms from China to Colombia Continue reading…

The pandemic has revived hope that a more sustainable world is possible | Jeremy Caradonna

The pandemic has revived hope that a more sustainable world is possible | Jeremy Caradonna

Economic growth is inextricably linked to the climate crisis, but the past year has taught us that such growth isn’t..

Medical leaders urge Boris Johnson to bring air pollution below WHO limit

Medical leaders urge Boris Johnson to bring air pollution below WHO limit

Alliance of doctors and nurses calls for environment bill to include reduction in small particle pollution limits Medical leaders are..

‘Paradise exists!’: Sebastião Salgado’s stunning voyage into Amazônia

‘Paradise exists!’: Sebastião Salgado’s stunning voyage into Amazônia

The voyage wrecked his knee and almost cost an eye – but it took the Brazilian photographer into a world..

Farm plan poses ‘catastrophic’ threat to Zambian park vital for fruit bats

Farm plan poses ‘catastrophic’ threat to Zambian park vital for fruit bats

Conservationists warn of impact on world’s largest mammal migration, key to seed dispersal across Africa Plans to create a huge..

New EU rules would permit use of most polymers without checks, experts warn

New EU rules would permit use of most polymers without checks, experts warn

Proposals would allow common plastics to be used despite valid concerns about possible harms, scientists say New rules on chemicals..

Bee-friendly urban wildflower meadows prove a hit with German city dwellers

Bee-friendly urban wildflower meadows prove a hit with German city dwellers

To escape the Berlin bustle on a summer afternoon, all that Derek O’Doyle and his dog Frida have to do..

‘We will not stop’: pipeline opponents ready for America’s biggest environmental fight

‘We will not stop’: pipeline opponents ready for America’s biggest environmental fight

Activists have traveled from all over the US to protest against the construction of Line 3, a giant project that..

UN blasts world leaders for failing to seal £72bn-a-year deal on climate

UN blasts world leaders for failing to seal £72bn-a-year deal on climate

Financial aid ‘critical’ to help developing countries limit fossil fuels – and make Cop26 a success, says UN The head..