Activists Taking on Hydroelectric Projects Face Persecution, Assassination

This week, Pablo Solon will be summoned for his first declaration before a prosecutor and could potentially be placed into preventative detention. Solon, Director of Fundación Solon, former Executive Director of Focus on the Global South, and former Bolivian… Read More

The Right Rises Up as Latin American Left Faces Setbacks

Written by Benjamin Dangl Originally Published on Toward Freedom Fidel Castro, in an address to the Cuban Communist Party congress yesterday, spoke of his own mortality, mentioning that soon he will be 90, “but the ideas of Cuban… Read More

How emissions trading at Paris climate talks has set us up for failure

By Steffen Böhm Professor in Management and Sustainability, and Director, Essex Sustainability Institute, University of Essex Originally published by TheConversation.com. The Paris Agreement has mostly been greeted with enthusiasm, though it contains at least one obvious flaw. Few seem… Read More

Climate Justice: More ‘hot air’ from Heads of States as Climate Summit opens

IBON International Updates #7 (Paris, France, December 1, 2015) – Over 130 Heads of State have arrived in Paris in an attempt to sign a new global agreement, amidst high expectations of people all around the world for… Read More