At a time when youth-led strikes worldwide are influencing climate governance, young students from the Philippines staged their largest protest action thus far, calling for the government to take a stand against coal.
Ilona Szabó and Adriana AbdenurRobert Muggah –
While almost every government in the world has recognized the need to move to a carbon-free economy, another front in the climate crisis has gone largely ignored. Without a concerted effort to crack down on the criminal activities that are threatening natural carbon sinks such as the Amazon basin, emissions reductions could be for naught.
Éloi Laurent –
Societies beset by inequality will be ill-prepared to face the environmental shocks from climate change. And as ecological conditions continue to deteriorate, we should expect to witness an explosion of injustices, new and old.
Decades after the end of colonialism, Western domination in the areas of sustainable development and environmental protection threaten to undermine our efforts towards a more equal, sustainable future.