Tag: Environment

Talking About a Revolution

(OtherWords) – It’s long been clear that if we want to avoid catastrophic climate disruption on a scale that threatens human civilization, we need to leave vast amounts of fossil fuels in the ground. Environmental writer Bill McKibben pointed out the…

Taking on the sand mafia

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India (NI) – The latest attack came on 13 December 2016. At a bend in the road a lorry blocked the route along which S Mugilan was travelling with an activist colleague and his three children. They were driving back at night…

Landmark court ruling on climate change

South Africa (GU) – Department of Environmental Affairs told to assess effects of proposed coal-fired power station The Department of Environmental Affairs erred in granting authorisation for the proposed Thabametsi coal-fired power station in Limpopo without first having established what impact…