EXCLUSIVE: The Police, Protests, and Me

Writer, activist and actor Sam Knights gives a first person account of political suppression by the police and the assumption of guilt in the name of “national security” “Revealing the truth is like lighting a match, it can bring light or it can set your world on fire” – Sydney Roger The police called me… Read More

In developing countries, climate change is destroying our communities first

Growing up without running water in Kabanana Compound, a community on the outskirts of Zambia’s capital, Beatrice Phiri discusses how she got to see first-hand the dramatic effects of climate change.   Much of my life has revolved around the pursuit of water.  Living in my community was challenging because we all endured the difficult… Read More

‘The Whitewashing of Climate Change Solutions’

By Amit Singh Pope Francis has been lauded by climate change campaigners for an announcement last week in which he noted that “We have come to see ourselves as her [the earth’s] lords and masters, entitled to plunder her at will.’’ The Pope went on to say that consumerism and human greed had led to… Read More

Climate change is easier to ignore because right now it’s people of colour who suffer the most

by Maya Goodfellow Their eyes glaze over and although they nod along to what you’re saying, you can tell they’ve stopped listening. This is a common reaction when you talk about climate change. It’s usually followed by a self-assured explanation: “I know it’s important but there are other, more pressing issues to worry about.” It’s… Read More