16.01.2021
Green Transition in China: At What Cost?

China’s approach to tackling the climate crisis is easily touted as decisive, admirable action. But to those paying attention, its human and environmental costs cannot be ignored.

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08.01.2021
Coronavirus Recovery and Just Transition in Spain: A Unique Opportunity

The EU Covid-19 recovery programme is a critical juncture for Spain to accelerate its ecological transformation.

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04.01.2021
Revolution in Belarus: Surprisingly Female?

Female activists have been at the forefront of protests in Belarus, in marked contrast to the patriarchal culture that has long been entrenched in Belarusian political life.

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28.12.2020
Buen Vivir: A Concept on the Rise in Europe?

Rooted in indigenous traditions, the concept of buen vivir has gained prominence in Latin America. We explore its rising trajectory and influence in Europe.

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23.12.2020
Pixelated Truth: Covid-19 and the Battle for Reason

The Coronavirus pandemic has become a battleground, with far-right forces leading the attack and undermining respect for nature, science and reason.

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21.12.2020
Ecocide: Towards International Recognition

The fight to have ecocide recognised as a crime against humanity is finally yielding results in international law, but enforcement and proportionality remain uncertain.

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18.12.2020
The Rule of Law Compromise: The EU’s Gift to Autocrats

The German presidency has framed the EU budget deal as a success, but it is an alarming blow to the European Commission’s power to uphold the rule of law. Despite tools and sanctions being available, the Commission’s failure to act swiftly and decisively enough has emboldened autocratic leaders within the EU’s own borders.

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17.12.2020
The World Cannot Afford to Look Away From Xinjiang

Abusive regimes are responsible for their own behaviour. But other states are also responsible if they stand by and fail to speak out.

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14.12.2020
Back in the Ground: Capturing Carbon through Farming

By increasing the carbon in soil, farmers could play a key role in offsetting emissions on a massive scale, making agriculture key to solving climate change.

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11.12.2020
How Do We End This Carnage?

An anti-speciesist vision calls for a radical rethinking of our relationship to animals and an end to the idea of “responsible” livestock farming.

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