Ashley Renders

Interviews

Before Election, Dutch Right-Wing Wants Politician Sylvana Simons to Shut Up

After facing racist abuse and harassment, the immigrant and former television presenter started her own political party to run for a seat in the Netherlands’ parliament. The entire country is watching to see how she'll do in this week's elections.
Ashley Renders
3.13.17
paris climate summit

What to Expect at Tomorrow’s Illegal Climate Action in Paris

"Plan for your arrest, and go as if you will be [arrested]," a legal advisor told activists preparing to defy a ban on protests in Paris this weekend.
Ashley Renders
12.11.15
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Surveillance, Paranoia, and Life Under a State of Emergency in France

As the Paris climate talks come to a close, activists are reflecting on how the state of emergency has infringed on their liberties.
Ashley Renders
12.10.15
paris climate summit

Canada Is Talking Tough on Climate But Don’t Expect the Oil Sands to Shut Down

Alberta's Environment Minister Shannon Phillips said the federal government and fellow provinces understand "Alberta is an energy producer and will remain so for the foreseeable future."
Ashley Renders
12.9.15
paris climate summit

Canada Takes the Side of Poor Countries at Climate Talks

The Canadian delegation is pushing to have indigenous rights re-introduced into the Paris agreement alongside Mexico, Bolivia, Nicaragua, Peru and small island states, such as Tuvalu and the Maldives.
Ashley Renders
12.8.15
environment

Climate Activists Say Keystone XL Was Just the Beginning

There's a new wave of campaigns calling for fossil fuels to be left in the ground, just as world leaders head to Paris to discuss how to get a grip on a warming planet.
Ashley Renders
11.27.15