The hottest decade ever recorded is how the WMO, NASA and NOAA all described the last ten years. Find out why we're past the point where we should have to convince anyone of the truth of the climate crisis. (3:00 min read)
China's human rights record took centre stage in the Human Rights Watch 2020 World Report and for all the wrong reasons. Find out why HRW says that China's government views human rights as an existential threat. (5:00 min read)
The COP25 outcome document finally arrived on Sunday. It lists the results of the annual UN climate conference held in Madrid. Find out why even the Secretary-General admits that he is disappointed with it. (10 min read)
COP25, the long-anticipated 2019 Climate Change Conference begins today. The goals are ambitious, but results from past meetings have been underwhelming. Will this one be different? There are reasons for hope. (4:30 min read)
Jewish Settlements are the thorniest issue in the Mid-East Peace Process. Mike Pompeo just announced that the US is siding with Israel on the issue. Find out why this is a very bad idea. (5:00 min read)
Learn more about the long history of non violent action and civil disobedience for social progress on this International Day of Non-Violence. (3:30 min read)
24 UN human rights experts published an open letter on hate speech. Find out what they had to say. (3:30 min read)
Scientists have uncovered another ancient mass extinction. Find out what we can learn from this event for our own time.
Some of us complain about the heat every summer, but this July gave everyone some good reasons to get vocal about the climate emergency. Find out more.
While the rest of the world moves away from capital punishment and the UN says that it has no place in the 21st century, the United States is moving to bring it back.