Indigenous Peoples are on the frontlines of the climate crisis – and are some of the best defenders against it. But they are threatened with violence and structural, institutionalised racism. Their lands are destroyed by industry and they are killed with alarming regularity across the world – particularly in Brazil.
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Brazilian president Bolsonaro’s policies have seen a huge increase in invasions of protected Indigenous lands by industries such as agriculture and mining. Indigenous land defenders are rising up. Here are their stories.
Greenpeace petition, signed by more than 100,000 people, calls for a national televised debate on the climate and nature emergencies with all party leaders
Scientific studies have proven time and again that air pollution causes serious health impacts and premature death. Treating it like a health emergency would also mean action on the climate emergency. So why is the UK government still lagging behind?
For nearly a decade, people across the country have stood against the companies and ministers which have tried to get fracking off the ground. That fracking has been halted across the UK is a testament to their dedication, commitment and creativity.
In a victory for grassroots activists, the government has put a stop to fracking in England following a report concluding that tremors cannot be controlled. While it’s not yet fully banned, the science suggests it’s unlikely to be revived.
Ahead of the upcoming general election campaign the UK’s largest environmental groups, as well as human rights, development, faith and health organisations have set out a series of demands for party leaders in order to tackle the climate and nature emergencies.