It’s been a year of political earthquakes. The UK voted to leave the European Union. The US President says that climate change is a Chinese hoax and is rolling back years of hard-won environmental laws. And we’ve supposedly entered the post-truth age, where ‘alternative facts’ streamed via social media are the main news source for millions. Given that Fern is an organisation that relies on scrupulous evidence to challenge injustices and change policies, and which believes that international cooperation is essential to tackling the greatest challenges of our age – including illegal deforestation and land rights abuses – what do these upheavals mean for us and our work?
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