The government spends thirty times more on weapons research than tackling climate change. Investing in renewable energy could provide more and better engineering jobs in a sector that supports people's well-being, not death and destruction. But the UK government continue to waste public money on the arms trade. It's time for this to change.
Paediatrician Dr Samira Al'aani examining another case at Fallujah General Hospital. During the occupation of Iraq, the city of Fallujah bore witness to some of the most intense US combat operations since Vietnam, with 2004’s Operation Phantom Fury widely condemned for its ferocity and disregard for
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Ian Mackinnon reports from the People's World Conference on Climate Change in Cochabamba, Bolivia. At the Peoples' World Conference on Climate Change from 19-22 April 2010, activists and grassroots organisations from around the world gathered to address what they see as the failure of governmental climate policy at
David Watson writes on weapons, wars and climate change for Blog Action Day on Climate Change - 15 October 2009. On 14 October, BBC's Newsnight asked the question "Can you be green and capitalist?" Simon Retallack, associate director at the centre-left think tank, the Institute for Public Policy Research, was asked how best to fight
A sobering reminder of why opposing the international arms trade and working for de-militarisation across the world is increasingly vital was provided to me today. The latest report published by the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change shows the catastrophic effects on the world that climate change is seemingly certain to have. There are