It is often those least responsible for causing climate change that suffer the most from the impacts. And such is the case with women and girls in Malawi – one of the world’s poorest and lowest carbon-emitting countries but ranked fifth in the Global Climate Index 2021 list of nations worst affected […]
We are being sold the idea that our cities are sustainable and resilient. But to achieve environmental sustainability and mitigate climate change, we need cities to prioritise their natural surroundings and protect their biological and ecological diversity. John Elvis Vera S.* It is important that cities minimise the […]
Leader of the Waorani community in the Ecuadorian Amazon, Nemonte Nenquimo is a symbol of resistance after winning a legal battle to protect her reserve. Interview: Daniela Arias Baquero* Photos: Amazon Frontlines The Waorani nation is a tribe of legendary hunter-gatherers numbering around 5,000 members spread across 54 […]
To mitigate against the worst impacts of climate change, we urgently need to eliminate discriminatory laws and cultural practices that curtail women’s inheritance and property rights. Preventing women from owning land and other assets leaves them more vulnerable to climate shocks, and this has a damaging ripple effect with ramifications […]
This Thursday the 25th, the UK Courts will be ruling on whether the rights of its citizens, including all of us whose family life is tied to the Global South, are “arguable” in UK court.