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November 25th is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. Even today, at least one in three women worldwide has experienced some form of violence. Friends of the Earth International wants to add its voice to those demanding an end to this pandemic of violence against women. Where poverty, conflict and disease…

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COPENHAGEN, DENMARK, 2 November 2014 – Drastic changes to the way we produce and consume energy are urgently needed, said Friends of the Earth International today, on the day the latest UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report was released in Copenhagen, Denmark. “Scientists are telling us we must stop our climate-polluting way of…

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BERLIN, GERMANY, April 7, 2014 — Avoiding dangerous climate change will require not just rapid reductions in fossil fuel use but also a revolution in the structures of our economies and societies, according to a momentous UN scientific report on climate change to be released on April 13 in Berlin. [1] “Scientists tell us that…

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TOKYO, JAPAN, March 26, 2014 – A key UN science report on climate change to be released in Japan on March 31 is likely to state that climate change is leading to more extreme weather, and that this will cause significant damage in both rich and poor countries. Scientists expected to warn of more extreme…

Typhoon Haiyan viewed from International Space Station

Guest blog by Lidy Nacpil, Convener of the Philippines Movement for Climate Justice (first published by Huffinton Post) My colleague Claire and I are now at the international climate talks in Warsaw – we got out of Manila just as Typhoon Haiyan, the most powerful in recorded history, was making landfall in the Philippines, our…

Stop EU-Mercosur Banner at EU Farmers Protests

The EU-Mercosur trade deals ‘political agreement’ on an additional protocol was slated to be announced this week of 26 February 2024 at the World Trade Organisation’s (WTO) 13th Ministerial Conference (MC13) in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Yet the likelihood of anything materializing has rapidly diminished, with farmers protesting across Europe, Latin American social movements…

Palstinians representatives protest at COP for climate justice

Palestine is a cause of human rights and climate justice. The struggle to fight against the Israeli occupation, which has been based on the illegal exploitation of Palestinian lands and natural resources, are part of a liberation struggle, as PENGON / Friends of the Earth Palestine tell us in this interview. We met with Rasha…

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