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The long, steep drop from Rio

By Michael Berkman The 1992 Rio Earth Summit was a watershed moment in global environmental governance — yet today our weather maps need new colours to illustrate our climate's warming. What happened? The Rio Declaration, the Convention on Biological Diversity and Agenda 21 that flowed from the Rio Earth Summit in 1992 seem to me to have represented genuine recognition from nations across the globe that governance structures everywhere had failed to impose sustainable limits to development,...

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New Zealand Green Party Calls on Israel to respect UN resolution

The Green Party has called on the Israeli Government to re-evaluate its negative response to the latest UN Security Council resolution on the Middle East and to respect its provisions, providing an opportunity for the peace process to bear fruit. Read More »

Global Greens and EGP Congress launch! 30 March to 02 April 2017

For the first time ever, the Global Greens and the European Green Party will hold their congresses together! This extraordinary event also includes the Global Young Greens congress, the Green Party of England and Wales spring convention, an abundance of workshops and seminars on political themes important to Greens, and enormous fun with new and long-time friends from across the globe! Join us... Read More »

The dinosaur awakes – How quickly will it move; how clearly can it think?

By Kennedy Graham MP, Green Party of Aotearoa New Zealand. Humanity has woken, after a quarter-century of fitful slumber, to the fact of climate change. Dangerous climate change. Read More »
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Hope from a Young Green in Lebanon

By: Riwa Ghawi, Lebanon Green Party As a teenager, I lived in the city. The weekends were my escape. I waited for the car to roll away from Beirut, and as it did, the sky cleared out. And as we drove upwards towards our village, we could look back and see a cloud of grey smoke cover Beirut. Every morning, I stood at my balcony and looked at the grey smoke coming out of factories. On my way home... Read More »