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The UK's Climate Fair Share Infographic

March 2020

The UK has spent two centuries growing rich from industrialisation driven by fossil fuels, making it the sixth highest emitter of greenhouse gases of all time and the fifth richest economy in the world.

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Los ríos que sangran: Minería británica en América Latina

February 2020

La expansión de la megaminería británica en América Latina está desplazando comunidades, destruyendo ecosistemas, costando vidas y contaminando nuestro planeta. Los ríos que sangran: Minería británica en América Latina documenta 56 operaciones mineras en el Reino Unido, 32 de las cuales reportan conflictos en curso, para producir una radiografía determinante de una de las industrias más poderosas del mundo.

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Up Front: Defending the Defenders

October 2019

At War on Want we believe that a just world is possible. As part of our fight against the root causes of poverty and human rights violations, we work directly with inspirational communities, grassroots groups and social movements in the struggle for a better world.

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War on Want's annual report and accounts for the year ended 31 March 2018

August 2019

WAR ON WANT'S ANNUAL REPORT AND ACCOUNTS FOR THE YEAR ENDED 31 MARCH 2019
 

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ISDS files: Lydian v Armenia

July 2019

Mining company threatened to sue when protestors blockaded a gold mine and government allowed the protest to go ahead

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Up Front: The Crisis of Inequality

April 2019

War on Want has always believed that poverty is political: a result of decisions made by powerful governments, corporations, and elites to maintain the status quo for their own benefit. In this edition of Up Front we highlight the crisis of inequality we are currently facing.

PDF icon Up Front Spring 2019.pdf

ISDS files: Chevron v Ecuador

April 2019

CASE NAME:
CHEVRON V ECUADOR

SUMMARY:
US oil firm sued Ecuador after compensation ordered for devastating Amazon oil spill

STATUS:
Chevron won

AT STAKE:
Undisclosed

DETAILS:
Case started 2009 using the US-Ecuador Bilateral Investment Treaty; arbitrators gave their decision September 2018

PDF icon ISDS files: Chevron v Ecuador

The Rivers are Bleeding: British mining in Latin America – updated

April 2019

The vast expansion of British mega-mining in Latin America is displacing communities, destroying ecosystems, costing lives and polluting our planet.

PDF icon The Rivers are Bleeding: British mining in Latin America – updated

Briefing: The case against corporate courts

February 2019

ISDS is an unjust mechanism that should have no place in the UK’s trade and investment policy.

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