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  • Article: Australian Indigenous Organisations Call for Rio Tinto to Be Stripped of Its Status as a Human Rights Leader

    Australian Indigenous Organisations Call for Rio Tinto to Be Stripped of Its Status as a Human Rights Leader

    By Madeleine Keck|July 13, 2020

    The call follows Rio Tinto’s destruction of sacred Indigenous sites in May. Read more

  • Article: Climate Change Sparked 70% of Cases of People Being Displaced From Their Homes in 2019: Report

    Climate Change Sparked 70% of Cases of People Being Displaced From Their Homes in 2019: Report

    By Joe McCarthy|July 10, 2020

    Women are disproportionately impacted. Read more

  • Article: Greenpeace Activists Drape Banners on Notre Dame Cathedral Crane Demanding Climate Action

    Greenpeace Activists Drape Banners on Notre Dame Cathedral Crane Demanding Climate Action

    By Sarah El Gharib|July 10, 2020

    The organization is asking for “far-reaching and radical reforms” from French President Macron. Read more

  • Article: 10 Million Tonnes of Waste Will Avoid Landfills Thanks to a New Australian Recycling Fund

    10 Million Tonnes of Waste Will Avoid Landfills Thanks to a New Australian Recycling Fund

    By Madeleine Keck|July 10, 2020

    Almost $200 million will go toward overhauling the nation’s recycling infrastructure. Read more

  • Article: The City of Sydney Now Runs on 100% Renewable Energy

    The City of Sydney Now Runs on 100% Renewable Energy

    By Madeleine Keck|July 8, 2020

    The city made the switch after community pressure to act on climate change. Read more

  • Article: Boris Johnson’s ‘New Deal’  Will Damage Chances to Lower Emissions in Future, Climate Activists Say

    Boris Johnson’s ‘New Deal’ Will Damage Chances to Lower Emissions in Future, Climate Activists Say

    By Helen Lock|July 1, 2020

    The PM says he wants to “build back greener” but activists say it’s a missed opportunity. Read more

  • Article: Hurricane Season Is Here Amid COVID-19. Is the Caribbean Ready?

    Hurricane Season Is Here Amid COVID-19. Is the Caribbean Ready?

    June 30, 2020

    A hurricane in the middle of a pandemic is a nightmare scenario. For the Caribbean, it's likely. Read more

  • Article: Almost All of UK Citizens' Assembly on Climate Change Backs a Green Coronavirus Recovery

    Almost All of UK Citizens' Assembly on Climate Change Backs a Green Coronavirus Recovery

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|June 23, 2020

    Most of its members agreed that the pandemic offers a chance to shift to a greener economy. Read more