The biggest infrastructure project of the 21st century promises economic prosperity, but only if host nations ensure that development does not destroy the natural environment or uproot communities. What can be done?
Benjamin Franta –
Confidential reports dating back to the 1980s show that climate change was predicted decades ago by the very companies responsible for causing it. Who has the right to foresee such damage and then choose to fulfill the prophecy, asks Benjamin Franta.
and Anna Wellenstein –
Inadequate land rights perpetuate poverty and marginalisation, as numerous cases around the world have shown. What is the link between land tenure and achieving the aims of the Sustainable Development Goals?
and Magali Delmas –
Greenwashing can take many forms, including companies that use their political clout to block green regulations while preaching the message of conservation. Tom Lyon and Magali Delmas explain why corporate political transparency is key.
Vaidehi Shah –
Far too many Australian politicians receive financial support from, and give subsidies to, the fossil fuel industry, say climate campaigners. A new initiative by 350.org Australia calls for pollution-free politics in the country.
Medilyn Manibo –
Non-profit groups WildAid and African Wildlife Foundation have released a video containing undercover footage, exposing ivory laundering in Hong Kong and the loopholes in its regulations on smuggled tusks.