Tag: Russia

Greenpeace Activists Sitting in a Russian Jail for Trying to Hang a Sign

Last month, 30 members of a Greenpeace activist crew were arrested by the Russian Coast Guard after trying to stage a protest against the first-ever oil drilling in the Arctic. They’ve been sitting in a Russian jail ever since.

Posted in Sustainability and Climate Change

Human Rights Issue Update: Mountains in the (CO2) Mist

Pretty much everyone can see how climate change is an environmental, economic and public health issue, but on a recent trip to China I was reminded that climate change also profoundly affects human rights.