American president Donald Trump’s confirmation he was pulling America out of the Paris Climate Agreement last month met with almost universal condemnation and some alarm. But New Zealand geologist Dr Peter Barrett – veteran climate change Antarctic scientist and executive producer of ‘Thin Ice: The Inside Story of Climate Science’ – suggests Trump’s actions might […]

Empirically based research on civil resistance over recent years has shown that movements adopting nonviolent techniques tend to be more successful than those that turn to violence. And that cultivating sympathy within the state’s security apparatus is key to the success of nonviolent resistance. In the aftermath of President Donald Trump’s inauguration, we have seen a […]