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Danny Chivers

Danny Chivers is a climate change researcher, activist and performance poet. He is the author of the New Internationalist's The No-Nonsense Guide to Climate Change: The science, the solutions, the way forward.

Danny Chivers is known as @chiversdanny on Twitter

Articles by Danny Chivers

People from the Waoraní Indigenous community attend an event promoting a ‘yes’ vote in a referendum on not extracting oil in Quito, Ecuador, on Monday 14 August 2023. AP PHOTO/DOLORES OCHOA/ALAMY
Danny Chivers reports on how the people of Ecuador voted against the oil giants and for the Yasuní National Park in a national...
Standing firm against BP sponsorship of British Museum’s ‘Troy’ exhibition on 8 February 2020. Hundreds of activists trying to end the artwash were also joined by a giant Trojan horse. IMAGEPLOTTER/ALAMY
UK arts had largely ditched fossil fuel sponsorships after years of activism. Danny Chivers reports on how industry ties have...
A vehicle recharging point at a motorway service station in Derbyshire, England. TRANSPORTIMAGE PICTURE LIBRARY/ALAMY
Should we believe the hype about electric cars? Danny Chivers assesses the state of play.
An activist holds a placard featuring Gautam Adani  during a protest in Delhi, India on 6 February 2023.  ADNAN ABIDI/REUTERS/ALAMY
Could the Adani Group’s financial troubles be good news for the climate? Asks Danny Chivers.
Large placard with '15 months in prision for a peaceful protest? "Seriously Australia?" #FreeVioletCoco ' written on it and a photo of Deanna Maree “Violet” Coco. Two people are in the background but you can only see the lower parts of their bodies.
Governments are pushing back against climate activism with violence, anti-protest laws and prison sentences. But we can resist,...
Artists and activists from BP or not BP? disrupt the BP Portrait Award in London, England, on 10 June 2019. MARK KERRISON/ALAMY
Danny Chivers shares some good news for the climate.
Global action: Activists in London demand that G7  leaders cancel the debt of the countries in the Global  South, on 26 June 2022.  VUK VALCIC/ALAMY
Danny Chivers reports on the movements making links between international debt and the climate crisis in a bold and imaginative...
Hundreds of billboards and bus stops – like this one in Brighton, England – have been hacked by activists across Europe as part of the call to #BanFossilAds and stop greenwashing. DESIGN: NOEL DOUGLAS/INSTALLATION: BRANDALISM
Is it time we banned ads from greenwashing fossil fuel companies? Danny Chivers has some answers.
In South Africa, activists are challenging Shell’s drilling plans along the country’s eastern coastline. MIKE HUTCHINGS/REUTERS/ALAMY STOCK PHOTO
What will be the definitive climate struggles of 2022? Danny Chivers shares global activists’ to do list.
Farmers in India have led the way restoring soils and boosting yields. JAKE LYELL/ALAMY
Danny Chivers digs into a major Indian farming project that pulls carbon from the air – and increases yields for farmers.
Campaigners congregate in La Pago, West Papua in support of the Green State vision.  Credit: Free West Papua Campaign
Research shows that when indigenous people have proper control of forests, biodiversity is much better protected. Danny Chivers...
 Ocean Rebellion activists dressed as Boris Johnson and ‘Oil head’ demonstrate on the River Clyde, opposite the Scottish Event Campus, where the COP26 will take place, in Glasgow, Scotland. Reuters/Russell Cheyne
After years of campaigning, Big Oil has finally been barred from COP26. But other big polluters still need to be kicked out,...

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