In the States, they call it Black Friday and Cyber Monday. In China, they call it Singles Day. But a rose by any other name would smell as sweet. Capitalism will invent an absurd number of names for retail holidays,
A recent finding based on a survey of nearly 90,000 climate-related studies shows that scientists have closed the case. There is practically no doubt among experts that burning fossil fuels, loosely termed as "human activity", is heating the planet, and
Last week, a TED Countdown conference in Edinburgh invited and platformed Shell CEO Ben van Beurden. van Beurden, in a surprising twist of events, was upstaged by a climate activist who confronted him, to his face, and a walkout by
COP26 is just around the corner. For many, there are high hopes for a conference that could set in motion the changes that could help us avoid greater climate catastrophe. But taking a closer look at the COP26 goals reveals
Over the weekend, we found out that executives from big corporations including Apple, Disney, Amazon, and Microsoft have their hands in dirty business. They’ve been backing a fight against a major US climate bill, which contains measures to fight climate
As we approach the end of #SecondhandSeptember and celebrate a month of raising awareness of the importance of reducing firsthand consumption, perhaps it’s time to ask questions about how the movement and hashtag can go further. Amidst calls to decolonise
The UN tells us that we're locked into rising carbon emissions. Not a single G20 country is in line with the Paris agreement on climate. But there is no time to give in to despair. Because even though 1.5°C is
EDITOR'S NOTE: As of 16th September, Global Citizen has issued a statement that they are changing the show's format. However, many of the critiques still apply. This is one of those, “tell me we’re in late-stage capitalism, without telling me we’re
A leaked version of an upcoming IPCC report says that capitalism as we know it is unsustainable. Now what?
Fearing whitewashing by governments, a group of scientists leaked a version of an upcoming IPCC report. The leaked version tells us that capitalism, as we know it, is unsustainable. But what does capitalism have to do with the climate crisis?