“When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro.”  Penned towards the end of the Vietnam War by Hunter S. Thompson, in his 1971 novel Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, the statement sounds truer than ever. (More…)

In the fifth episode of their COP26 coverage, the Eurasian Climate Brief team interview Gilles Dufrasne,  a policy officer of advocacy organisation Carbon Market Watch. (More…)

Sonic Hauntology, Raz Mesinai’s new album of field recordings for The Battleground, pushes that peculiar genre in exciting new directions.  (More…)

On Monday, the Eurasian Climate Brief met with activists demonstrating against COP26, in Glasgow. (More…)

On the occasion of your visit to Montenegro, we are writing to you to share our deep concern about the clericalisation of Montenegrin society, the suppression of media freedoms, the collapse of the concept of a civil state, multicultural society and many human rights violations. (More…)

What did I do the week that the COP26 summit highlighted the drift towards climate catastrophe? (More…)

It’s still an open question as to whether populism is the new normal. (More…)

In this third COP26 episode, Eurasian Climate Brief talks to UN forestry expert, Paola Deda, about the state of forests in the region, after more than 100 countries – many of them Eurasian – committed to end and reverse deforestation by 2030 on Tuesday. (More…)

The rhetoric is increasingly hollow. If only it weren’t that way. (More…)

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