Joe Biden’s inauguration last month brought two things with it: The end of conspicuous climate denial from the White House, and the continuation of unambitious decarbonisation policies presented as “green lifelines”. But whilst Biden has rejoined the
Ioane Teitiota and his wife fought for years to stay in New Zealand as refugees, arguing that rising sea levels caused by climate change threaten the very existence of the tiny Pacific island nation they fled, one of the lowest-lying countries on Earth.
The German government on Monday pledged to improve the country’s under-fire warning systems as emergency services continued to search for victims of the worst flooding in living memory, with at least 165 people confirmed dead.
It is a catastrophe no doubt but on a colossal scale. The floods in Europe have, like the coronavirus, upended thousands of lives in a devastating way. Over 120 people have died and thousands rendered homeless as it started bucketing down over German cities and
Al Jazeera has on Tuesday submitted a request to the International Criminal Court (ICC) at The Hague to investigate the killing of Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh by the Israeli security forces during a raid at Jenin, the refugee camp in the West Bank in May this year, and prosecute the perpetrators of the crime. The Al Jazeera channel
Countries gathered on Tuesday for the start of a key UN nature conference in Montreal, aiming to broker a new global agreement to protect what’s left of Earth’s wildlife and natural spaces. Negotiators hope that the two-week summit, known as COP15, yields a deal that ensures there is more “nature” — animals, plants, and healthy
If there is one thing less popular than Brexit at the moment, it’s the idea of re-running the Brexit trauma of the last six years — but this time in reverse. Hence, I think, Keir Starmer’s peculiar position on the subject, which he has reiterated, greatly to the disappointment of rejoiners everywhere. He could not have been clearer: “There is no case
Three-quarters of a century after independence, India is a nuclear power about to become the world’s most populous country, and its economy has overtaken its former coloniser’s to become the globe’s fifth biggest. But New Delhi has challenges to overcome if it is to secure a more central place on the world’s diplomatic stage, analysts say.