New on Getting Action: Broad social mobilization helped ban open-cast mining in Costa Rica. But a Canadian mining company is attempting to force over $1bn in compensation using international arbitration.
An article by report author Thomas Mc Donagh on how global investment rules and state-investor arbitration undermine sustainable development efforts.
In December, I wrote an article that appeared in Climate Progress, Yes Magazine, AlterNet and elsewhere, which took a hard look at citizen action on the climate crisis. The article raised some pointed questions about the value of global summitry …
In the wake of election climate silence and a superstorm, Shawn, Leny and Aldo from the DC team reflect on their research with Bolivian communities impacted by climate change.
Former UNFCC negotiator Nele Marien on something real that Doha could deliver.
Arthur Stamoulis of Citizens Trade Campaign asks why we’ve heard so little about the Transpacific Partnership – and points out what is being done to stop it.
Getting Action on Climate: We just published an inspiring and, we hope, valuable new series of profiles on global climate activism. Read the blog post and follow the links to find out more…
Reflections from one climate activist on the role of summits like Rio and what else we need to be doing.
Ben Kohl and Linda Farthing’s collaboration with miner and activist Felix Muruchi now available
The DC team were in Rio. Here’s Jim Shultz on the ‘green economics’ debate.