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UN publishes latest Human Development Report

UNDP gives it latest assessment of the state of human development worldwide.

Crackdown and arrests of activists: a first-hand account

All rights reserved. Credit: Udit kulshrestha/Greenpeace Peaceful protest in India Image caption:  Peaceful...

Climate resilient seeds offer hope to Nepal’s farmers

NEWS: Frequent droughts and late monsoons are wearing down the ability of Himalayan growers to maintain crops

Sheldon Whitehouse on climate denial in US Congress – full speech

TRANSCRIPT: US Senator takes issue with Congress sceptics who blocked a resolution acknowledging climate change


Columban JPIC is a member of the Ecumenical Council for Corporate Responsibility.

Brazil tribe teams up with tech company to save rainforest

NEWS: Indigenous people and San Francisco start-up are using old smartphones to monitor illegal logging

University of London’s SOAS freezes fossil fuel investments

NEWS: UK student campaign against oil, gas and coal holdings gathers pace with two universities considering divesting

How Hurricane Sandy spurred Rhode Island climate action

INTERVIEW: While debate rages across the US over President Obama's carbon cuts, one small east-coast state has taken a lead

Obama cranks up pressure on critics with latest climate play

ANALYSIS: White House unleashes Obama, Kerry and Podesta in new bid to win public support for carbon cuts

Podesta heads to Pacific climate meet, NZ and Aus PMs decline

NEWS: Advisor to President Obama to attend Pacific Islands Forum, alongside EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton


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An agreement to be signed today (Thursday) between UNISON and the London Borough of Barking and...

Friends of the Earth England Wales & Northern Ireland:

Together with the government's support for fracking, the Heathrow airport decision is an...

Columban JPIC:

On Saturday 22 October, Fr.

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