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What the ‘Africa Cop’ will actually mean for a continent at the centre of the climate crisis

African leaders hope this year’s location will focus attention on the vast, diverse continent where this year alone hundreds of people have died from floods and landslides in Nigeria and Uganda, while 37 million face starvation after consecutive droughts in the greater Horn of Africa.

Only time will tell if Britain’s new PM has what it takes to confront the biggest crisis of all

Fiona Harvey After a torrid summer of extreme heat, drought and raw sewage on the beaches, forming a suitable background to two months of political brawling, the hard-fought campaign to be the next prime minister of the UK finally ended this week. Liz Truss, the former foreign secretary, took up residence in Downing Street onContinue reading “Only time will tell if Britain’s new PM has what it takes to confront the biggest crisis of all”

EU Commission proposing an emergency intervention in Europe’s energy markets to tackle dramatic price rises

The EU Commission is bringing further proposals to the table which Member States can swiftly adopt and implement, to ease the pressure on households and businesses.

Points to rescue America

Dangerous is it when the democracy shall be undermined further by the Republican Party and when those fundamentalist Christians are going to intrude even more into the legal system and have their wishes implemented as laws to be followed by everyone.

How secret courts are helping fuel the climate crisis

The closed-door tribunals are the biggest threat to the Paris climate agreement.