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...

Q & A with Pablo Solon

‘COP 17 cannot be a global suicide pact: we need to end the apartheid against Nature’Pablo Solón is an international analyst and social activist. He served as chief negotiator for climate change and was ambassador of the Plurinational State of Bolivia to the UN from...

Durban COP17: failures in the making | by Patrick Bond

The failure of Durban’s COP17 – a veritable “Conference of Polluters” – is certain, but the nuance and spin are also important. Binding emissions-cut commitments under the Kyoto Protocol are impossible given Washington’s push for an alternate architecture that is also...