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Brockman 4 iron ore mine. Photo by Calistemon, CC BY-SA 3.0, Link

The Juukan Gorge, a 46,000 year-old sacred Aboriginal site in the Pilbara region of Western Austr

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Hundreds of climate activists broke through a police line at RWE’s Garzweiler lignite coal mine i
An Alternative Annual Report on Halliburton

Saúl Luciano Lliuya. Photo: Alexander Luna.

Saul Luciano Lliuya, a farmer who lives near Lake Palcacocha in the Peruvian Andes, has
George W. Bush and the oil industry are now pushing harder than
Rio de la Plata is one of the few rivers of the world whose pollution can be seen from space. Making matters worse is the privatized water company Aguas Argentinas, which dumps sewage into the river a few kilometers from where it treats water for drinking.
As delegates caught up on their sleep during the official day of rest yesterday, speakers were lining up at the 'Climate Justice Summit' to tell their stories of devastation wrought by oil companies. One of the main themes of the conference was an emphasis on the leading role being taken by local communities trying to stop the climate change problem at source by confronting oil and mining companies.