United States

Hundreds of US veterans to shield Dakota protesters

Protest organisers say group of veterans plan to stand between police and Native Americans against pipeline project.

Native Americans

North Dakota to block supplies for pipeline protesters

Rather than implementing a physical road block, officials will fine anyone providing basic supplies to protest camps.

Australia

Australian nuclear waste dump divides tiny outback town

"This land is our past, present and future and we don’t want a nuclear waste dump on it."

United States

US authorities: Dakota pipeline protesters can stay

The US Army Corps of Engineers said those protesting a North Dakota pipeline will not be forcibly removed.

Israel

Zahalka: Israeli PM trying to benefit from Haifa fires

Palestinian Knesset member Jamal Zahalka accuses Israeli prime minister of seeking political gains from Haifa fires.

US & Canada

Dakota pipeline protesters told to leave federal lands

State officials encourage protesters to leave after US government says it will close area to public on December 5.

Israel

Haifa fires: Tens of thousands of Israelis flee city

Netanyahu threatens those responsible for the fires with "full legal force" as smoke transforms northern city's skyline.

India

Will a new Mumbai road destroy fishermen's livelihoods?

Indian fishing communities fear the new Coastal Road Project will destroy mangroves and further diminish fish supply.

Bolivia

Bolivia declares national emergency amid drought

The lack of water has sparked protests in Bolivia and forced President Evo Morales to declare a national emergency.

Politics

N Dakota pipeline protest is a harbinger of many more

We must understand that climate action, social justice and indigenous sovereignty are closely intertwined.

by Lauren Carasik

Environment

Dakota Access Pipeline: Protesters clash with police

Hundreds staged demonstration against plans to pass Dakota Access Pipeline near the Standing Rock Indian Reservation.

Environment

Protesters clash with police at Dakota Access Pipeline

Police fire tear gas as 400 protesters rally to stop pipeline project which activists say goes through tribal lands.

Environment

COP22: Paris was about the deal, Marrakech the detail

By climate summit's end, dozens of vulnerable countries pledge to stop burning fossil fuels.

Climate Change

What does Africa need to tackle climate change?

Adapting Africa's agriculture to withstand the impact of climate change requires significant investment.

by Aly Abou-Sabaa

COP22

Who is affected by climate change, and how?

Some are affected by drought, others by extreme wet conditions, some by heat and others by harsh winters.