Global Heatwave Tells North and South that Climate Change Is Here

Analysis by Kalinga Seneviratne SINGAPORE. 5 September 2023 (IDN) — When heatwaves hit Southeast Asia, India and China in July, breaking temperature records across Asia, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said the “global boiling” era has arrived. And it didn’t take long for wildfires fuelled by high temperatures to spread across North America, Hawaii and Europe. […]

China’s Shandong Province Expands Its Footprint to The Pacific

By Kalinga Seneviratne SUVA, Fiji. 2 September 2023 (IDN) — A high-powered delegation of Chinese ocean and marine scientists and Asia-Pacific scholars from Shandong Province visited Fiji promoting South-South cooperation to mitigate climatic change—Pacific Islands’ biggest security threat. Facilitated by the Chinese Embassy here, Shandong Province and Fiji signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to […]

Peace with the Planet Requires a Fossil Fuel Treaty

By Ramesh Jaura Major Religions React to Hiroshima G7 BERLIN | TOKYO, 24 May 2023 (IDN) — Key international religious organizations have expressed dismay at the failure of leaders of the Group of Seven Countries (G7)— Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States—to take steps to phase out fossil fuels […]

A Zambian Who Fought Mining Giant Wins Goldman Justice Prize

By Lisa Vives, Global Information Network NEW YORK, 1 May 2023 (IDN) — The San Francisco-based Goldman Environmental Foundation today announced six recipients of its 2023 Environmental Prize, the world’s foremost award for grassroots environmental activists. The Africa prize was awarded to Chilekwa Mumba of Zambia who confronted a major UK-based mining company linked to […]

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