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First global water conference in 50 years yields hundreds of pledges, zero checks
Non-binding commitments, paucity of scientific data and poor representation of global south left a lot to be desired at summit

Nina Lakhani and Oliver Milman in New York

25, Mar, 2023 @12:15 AM

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UN conference hears litany of water disasters linked to climate crisis
Accounts of global impact of floods, droughts and storms at New York meeting add to pressure to make water central to Cop28

Nina Lakhani and Oliver Milman in New York

23, Mar, 2023 @8:33 PM

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UN warns of ‘draining humanity’s lifeblood’ amid worsening water scarcity
Secretary general urges countries to tackle ‘vampiric overconsumption’, water guzzling industries and climate crisis

Nina Lakhani in New York

22, Mar, 2023 @8:38 PM

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Investment fund links to Atlanta police and ‘Cop City’ project revealed
Roark Capital and Silver Lake Management have a web of connections to the Atlanta police foundation, Cop City and surveillance in the city

Nina Lakhani

22, Mar, 2023 @10:00 AM

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‘They keep coming back’: a Black community in Arizona battles power expansion plans again
Residents in industry-choked Randolph renew efforts to block the power company’s plans near their fragile town

Nina Lakhani in Randolph, Arizona

20, Mar, 2023 @8:30 AM

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Biden approves controversial Willow oil drilling project in Alaska
Environmentalists and some Alaskan Native communities had opposed the plan over climate, wildlife and food-shortage fears

Oliver Milman, Nina Lakhani and Maanvi Singh

13, Mar, 2023 @2:51 PM

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New Utah oil railroad by Colorado River raises health and climate fears
Railway is forecast to quadruple crude oil production in the Uinta Basin and will damage Biden’s climate credentials, campaigners say

Nina Lakhani in New York

09, Mar, 2023 @11:05 AM

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Is hydrogen really a clean enough fuel to tackle the climate crisis?
Backers say hydrogen projects should be first in line for almost $26bn in US taxpayer money – but should we believe the hype?

Nina Lakhani

07, Mar, 2023 @8:30 AM

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‘We don’t feel safe’: US community in shock after record methane leak
A billion cubic feet of the potent greenhouse gas were spewed into atmosphere in rural Pennsylvania amid state’s fracking boom

Nina Lakhani in Jackson Township, Pennsylvania

06, Mar, 2023 @1:00 PM

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‘No one is coming to save us’: residents of towns near toxic train derailment feel forgotten
People living near the chemical disaster are wary of contamination, and even across the state line Pennsylvanians are worried

Nina Lakhani in Darlington, Pennsylvania, and Steubenville, Ohio

05, Mar, 2023 @1:09 PM

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‘You’re not forgotten‘: how the right racialized the Ohio train disaster
Fox News, Trump and JD Vance claim Biden overlooked East Palestine’s plight, citing residents’ whiteness as the reason

Ed Pilkingtonin New York and Nina Lakhani in East Palestine

26, Feb, 2023 @11:00 AM

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‘Be vigilant, hold your ground’: Erin Brockovich rallies Ohio town after train disaster
Celebrated whistleblower and activist assures residents of East Palestine they are not alone, but also that a long road lies ahead

Nina Lakhani in East Palestine

25, Feb, 2023 @8:00 AM

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