Taking Care of Business

The world’s biggest corporations have highjacked the UN climate talks. That’s bad news for our future, argues Oscar Reyes. A flower blooms under a floodlight. It is projected on to a huge screen, behind a panel of expensively suited executives. A CNN business...

Ten Key Questions on Climate Change

Climate change is a political and scientific conundrum. From the denialism of the George Bush era to the neo-liberal imperatives of carbon trading, the subject is confusing, and an activist agenda is sometimes a navigational minefield. David Fig helps Amandla! to...
South Africa: Power to the people | by Bobby Peek

South Africa: Power to the people | by Bobby Peek

Bobby Peek tells how the struggle for environmental rights is intertwined with the one over access to energy After decades of struggle, South Africa finally gained its democracy in 1994. This included the delivery of a constitution that guaranteed people a new...
Global Vision for Rio+20 and Beyond | by Mukul Sanwal

Global Vision for Rio+20 and Beyond | by Mukul Sanwal

The various mechanisms evolved through global negotiations to deal with shared environmental problems, such as climate change, fall short because they are not located within a larger debate on dealing with human well-being and instead focus only on limiting damage....