Marjorie Cohn / TruthdigMay 16, 2016
The human rights lawyer “knew that when you sue the powerful, you will often lose,” The Nation wrote. “But he also understood that such suits could prompt political action, and that … was often more important in achieving justice than the litigation itself.” Dig deeper ( 5 Min. Read )
By Athar Parvaiz, Climate News NetworkSep 18, 2015
Researchers in India say its action on climate change is suffering because, unlike China, it has not developed the institutions needed to co-ordinate policy. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
By Alex Kirby, Climate News NetworkMar 4, 2015
Researchers say climate change probably caused the drought that affected Syria nearly a decade ago -- and helped spark the country’s current civil war. By Alex Kirby, Climate News Network Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
By Alex Kirby, Climate News NetworkJan 26, 2015
Scientists warn that the deadly combination of unchecked climate change and nuclear weapons endangers everyone on Earth unless urgent action is taken. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
By Paul Brown, Climate News NetworkJan 3, 2015
Briefing for U.K. aid workers says climate-related factors are making the world increasingly unstable and adding to the hardships of the poorest people. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
By Tim Radford, Climate News NetworkNov 14, 2014
A spellbinding solo performance by veteran climate scientist Chris Rapley puts the climate debate center stage -- and earns the admiration of London theater critics. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
By Kieran Cooke, Climate News NetworkOct 25, 2014
As European leaders meet to take a final decision on a new climate and energy policy up to 2030, there is keen interest worldwide to see if Europe opts to take a bold lead in tackling climate change. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
By Kieran Cooke, Climate News NetworkSep 18, 2014
A new global commission report by major political and business figures refutes the claim that economic expansion and tackling climate change can’t both be achieved at the same time. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
By Alex Kirby, Climate News NetworkAug 3, 2014
Failure to factor immediate action on climate change into American policies and business plans aimed at economic prosperity will lead to havoc, a former U.S. treasury secretary warns. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
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