‘Our futures are at stake’: sport’s climate crisis weakness and how to change it

‘Our futures are at stake’: sport’s climate crisis weakness and how to change it

Athletes don’t want to be accused of hypocrisy but the changing environment is already impacting many sports For a sector of society so adept at harnessing communities, cities, even entire countries, sport is strangely weak at empowering action on the issue which matters most. Perhaps the pace of sport, the …

Building a green economy could stop ‘nightmare’ degradation of Amazon

Building a green economy could stop ‘nightmare’ degradation of Amazon

US scientist Thomas Lovejoy says the rainforest’s rich biodiversity has been undervalued compared to economic activities such as farming and mining The Amazon will be transformed into a “highly degraded nightmare” unless a sustainable biodiversity-based economy develops which properly values ecosystem services and products produced by the rainforest, a leading …

‘No more broken treaties’: indigenous leaders urge Biden to shut down Dakota Access pipeline

‘No more broken treaties’: indigenous leaders urge Biden to shut down Dakota Access pipeline

Tribes and environmentalists hail decision to cancel Keystone XL pipeline but call on president to go further Indigenous leaders and environmentalists are urging President Joe Biden to shutdown some of America’s most controversial fossil fuel pipelines, after welcoming his executive order cancelling the Keystone XL (KXL) project. Activists praised Biden’s …