Anoushka

Anoushka Carter, Global Justice Now

Role

Youth activist

Biography

Anouska Carter is a Global Justice Now activist and is an active member of the youth network group in Falmouth.

Latest posts

Rising for climate, jobs and justice: get the frack out of our pension funds

This summer Scandinavian scientists watched thousands-of-years-old ice melt in just a matter of weeks, whilst wildfires in the Swedish Arctic circle spread rapidly due to hot, dry conditions, and fire tornadoes burnt through parts of California. Crop failures hit Europe and 1000 people in the UK died due to heat-related illnesses. The strongest typhoon to hit Japan’s mainland in 25 years killed 200 people, and 69,000 people died and hundreds of thousands were displaced in Kerala, Southern India due to an incredibly intense rainy season. On top of that, rates of sea level rise have tripled over the past five years.  Are we witnessing the end of ‘normality’?

We need not be spectators in the climate catastrophe

Today, our earth is literally on fire and those keeping this global issue burning must be brought to justice. Sometimes the law can be an ally of the struggle for climate justice, not an enemy.

Another climate summit comes to an end. Are we all in the same canoe?

In an ideal world, this year's UN climate talks in Bonn, Germany, would have agreed a roadmap to implement the Paris Agreement of 2015. But once again, signatories dragged their heels at a time when we need to be sprinting forwards.

Ende Gelände: Here and no further

‘Ende Gelände’ or ‘Here and no further’ were the words chanted by over 4500 activists in the days directly preceding the UN’s climate negotiations now taking place in Bonn in Germany.