The Carbon Map
Welcome to The Carbon Map (click to view). Its aim: to make sense of climate change responsibility and vulnerability. The site uses interactive cartograms (maps
Campaigners can still learn from the Abolition of Slavery
In an excellent post on the history of campaigning, Max Lawson, Oxfam’s head of advocacy, reflects on what today’s campaigners on the Robin Hood Tax
Fancy yourself as an international development journalist?
Fancy yourself as a bit of a journalist? Do you have an interest in international development? Or maybe you are just fed up of the
Two sides of the Global Food Crisis – Food Shortage vs. Food Wastage
There are two sides to the current world food crisis: with food shortages for hundreds of millions of people in developing counties resulting in widespread
World Water Day 2012
International World Water Day is held annually on the 22nd of March as a means of focusing attention on the importance of freshwater and advocating
The Poor Against the Powerful
Here’s a short article I wrote on ‘food dumping’ that is cross-posted from Eco-Age, an online UK magazine which covers a wide range of areas
International Women’s Day 2012
Today is the 101st International Women’s Day! First emerging as a day of celebration from the activities of labour movements at the turn of the
10 best female pioneers?
image: We Can Do It poster by Howard J. Miller (1943) Yesterday UK newspaper The Observer updated its The 10 Best… series by launching the
Activism in music – remarks from President Michael D. Higgins
Music is the international language, the bridge builder and the barrier breaker. Last weekend Irish President Michael D. Higgins appeared at The Music Show in
Is Capitalism bankrupt?
It would take 4.4 earths for there to be enough for everybody to consume as much as the average American. ‘Counting the Cost,’ a news