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CPTPP would be “environmental vandalism” in year of COP26, campaigners warn

Date: 22 June 2021
Campaigns: Climate, Trade

Trade and environmental campaigners have warned that ministers are “on a mission to drive down standards and hand over power to transnational corporations”, as the UK begins talks to join […]

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Five problems the UK-Australia trade deal poses for the climate

By: Jean Blaylock
Date: 15 June 2021
Campaigns: Climate, Trade

How we grow, transport and buy and sell food is one of the key things for restoring our climate as well as for tackling inequality and creating a fairer society. […]

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Dorothy Grace Guerrero, Global Justice Now

The G7 summit 2021: Will this alliance of the rich and new allies solve our current crises?

By: Dorothy Grace Guerrero
Date: 10 June 2021
Campaigns: Climate, General, Pharma

The heads of states of the Group of 7 (G7), which includes the UK, USA, Canada, Japan, Germany, France and Italy, will have its annual summit this year at Carbis […]

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Dorothy Grace Guerrero, Global Justice Now

Are the ambitious cuts and new pledges from Biden’s climate summit enough?

By: Dorothy Grace Guerrero
Date: 27 April 2021
Campaigns: Climate

President Joe Biden convened a two-day virtual climate summit on 22 – 23 April attended by heads of state of 40 nations. It included both some of the world’s top […]

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Climate summit: 50% reduction not good enough or fair enough for US historic emissions

Date: 22 April 2021
Campaigns: Climate

Global Justice Now, an organising campaigning for climate justice, says low and middle income countries will have “a mountain to climb” to secure an equitable outcome at Biden’s climate summit, […]

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Cop26: ‘Obscene’ vaccine inequality led to Greta Thunberg exit

Date: 9 April 2021
Campaigns: Climate, Pharma

Vaccine campaigners have said Greta Thunberg is “absolutely right” to condemn an uneven distribution of vaccines preventing low and middle income countries from participating in COP26 on equal terms. The […]

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Dorothy Grace Guerrero, Global Justice Now

Vaccine apartheid: A threat to an inclusive COP26

By: Dorothy Grace Guerrero
Date: 7 April 2021
Campaigns: Climate, Pharma

The ongoing global inequality in people’s access to life-saving Covid-19 vaccines is not just a global public health issue, it also threatens the inclusivity of the COP26 climate negotiations and […]

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Climate injustice: How corporate courts block climate action

Date: 31 March 2021
Campaigns: Climate, Trade

Corporate courts give fossil fuel companies the power to sue governments for taking action on the climate emergency. They are an obstacle to a clean energy transition and to achieving […]

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Five things to ask your MSP candidates to test their commitment to global justice

By: Liz Murray
Date: 25 March 2021
Campaigns: Aid, Climate, General, Pharma, Trade

With the Scottish parliament elections on May 6, now’s the time to be asking questions of the parliamentary candidates in your area. Some of the biggest challenges of the day […]

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Fossil fuel commitments omit government’s development bank, campaigners warn

Date: 24 March 2021
Campaigns: Aid, Climate

The government’s commitment to stop supporting fossil fuel projects abroad has “significant exemptions” campaigners have warned. CDC Group, the UK’s government-owned development bank, will be allowed to continue funding fossil […]

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