Safeguarding People and the Environment in Chinese Investments- A guide for community advocactes

Safeguarding People and the Environment in Chinese Investments- A guide for community advocactes

Inclusive Development International has published a new set of action resources for advocates on Chinese outbound investment and infrastructure finance. . Safeguarding People and the Environment in Chinese Investments: A Guide for Community Advocates, is a practical guide to the policies, standards and guidelines that apply to Chinese outbound investment....

For the Love of Water: El Salvador’s Mining Ban

For the Love of Water: El Salvador’s Mining Ban

Originally posted by Counter Punch. By Lynne Holland. For some time now, U.S. and Canadian mining companies have been seeking out new mining sites in Latin America and elsewhere in the developing world. This is partly because high-grade ores that are easily accessible in the U.S. and Canada are in the...

Mining on Top Africa: London Summit Disrupted

Mining on Top Africa: London Summit Disrupted

Yesterday members of UK civil society held an action in central London to challenge the Mining On Top Africa: London Summit. Two of us managed to get into the conference cocktail reception and hand a UK-African Civil Society letter to a senior member of SNL Metals and Mining- the conference’s main...

Study: 1/3 Fossil Fuels Must Stay Buried to Avoid Runaway Climate Change

Study: 1/3 Fossil Fuels Must Stay Buried to Avoid Runaway Climate Change

Article featured in the Guardian. Full study featured in Nature. Vast amounts of oil in the Middle East, coal in the US, Australia and China and many other fossil fuel reserves will have to be left in the ground to prevent dangerous climate change, according to the first analysis to...