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  • Families at a protest in London

    IIED responds to Black Lives Matter protests

    We at the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) are deeply saddened and shocked by recent instances of brutality and violence targeting Black people around the world. 

    16 June 2020 | Article | Policy and planning
  • Protesting people march holding a banner

    Q&A: Successful social mobilisation for land rights in Nepal

    Jagat Basnet, a seasoned land rights campaigner, continues our blog and interview series exploring how social movements can support climate justice and interact with sustainable development organisations.

    28 February 2020 | Article | Climate change
  • Extinction Rebellion climate protesters march through London behind a big green banner proclaiming 'Rebel for life'

    The Paris Agreement always needed Extinction Rebellion and Greta Thunberg

    Extinction Rebellion’s climate protests signal a moment of hope, writes IIED director Andrew Norton. Big shifts rarely happen without a major challenge from people demanding action

    24 April 2019 | Blog | Climate change
  • Growth of China’s 'green public sphere' brings hope and opportunity

    It all started with a stroll. In 2007, residents of Xiamen, in Fujian province, decided they didn’t want a company that made a harmful chemical called paraxylene in their city. Using text messages they arranged peaceful demonstrations. The strolls soon spread into vast street protests and before long the local government had responded to their calls and relocated the chemical plant.

    26 March 2012 | Blog | Green economy
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