Environmental activists face high risk of violence and assassination: study
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Environmental activists face high risk of violence and assassination: study

Activists defending their communities against development of extractive industries and land grabs face high rates of criminalization, physical violence and murder around the world, according to a study.

Environment sector has failed to become more inclusive, study suggests
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Environment sector has failed to become more inclusive, study suggests

Out of 44 charities, only 4% said they had a consistently implemented action plan to increase ethnic diversity.

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‘This is part of our world now’: can TV shows adequately reflect the climate crisis?
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‘This is part of our world now’: can TV shows adequately reflect the climate crisis?

Only around 2.8% of TV shows and films between 2016 and 2020 mentioned climate issues. But a new run of writers is looking to increase that.

King Charles should attend climate summit, COP26 president says

Alok Sharma says the King has been a champion of the environment and other countries want him to attend COP27.

Is nuclear energy poised for an ESG-fueled comeback?

Supporters say there's enough momentum for a nuclear renaissance that would catapult the industry into a greater role in the world's clean energy future.

Joe Biden’s disaster presidency

Hurricanes are suddenly dominating Biden’s agenda in the final sprint toward the November midterms.

Canada: More federal funding required to hit net-zero by 2050, report finds

Chamber of Commerce says Canada risks falling behind the U.S. on low-carbon initiatives.

LA restricts water flow to wasteful celebrity mansions: ‘No matter how rich, we’ll treat you the same’

The city’s water department has a small yet effective solution to keep its famous residents’ water use in check – a flow restrictor.

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