Where after all do universal human rights begin? Taking a sociological approach to children’s work in India

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KIRRILY PELLS “Where after all do universal human rights begin?” That was the question posed by Eleanor Roosevelt, the driving force behind the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. She…

Here’s why Saudi Arabia is highly unpopular at Paris climate conference

Reacting to the recent agreement text which was released on Wednesday, Greenpeace’s Climate policy advisor Kaisa Kosonen said, ‘Some of the words in this text are smeared with the fingerprints of the oil-producing… Continue reading

The 5 Women Who Could Make or Break a Climate Deal in the Next 24 Hours

Through the Global Call for Climate Action’s “Adopt a Negotiator” initiative, we keep tabs on the most powerful players in the climate game. Over the last week and a half of climate talks… Continue reading

Fossil Fuel Companies Desperate to Influence Decisions at COP21

Following the launch of the International Solar Alliance by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Paris last week, the Guardian newspaper has reported that the companies involved in the alliance include Areva, Engie, Enel,… Continue reading

Is India caught between a coal and a solar future?

At the U.N. climate talks, to get acclaim, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched an International Solar Alliance with France’s President Francois Holland and U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. The alliance aims to boost solar… Continue reading

The Youth Care More About Climate Change Than Just Taking A Selfie

‘But first, let me take a selfie.’ You can’t have missed this song if you are a millennial. Selfie is the word that party anthems are made of these days. In 2013, it… Continue reading