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Cops arrest climate protesters

Cops arrest climate protesters Around 2,000 climate rebels took to the streets on Saturday to demand “No going back” to environmental and ecological crisis. 

10,000 protesters take on far right Slovenian government

10,000 protesters take on far right Slovenian government There have been six weeks of protests against the prime minister

‘Everything is destroyed’ in wake of Cyclone Amphan

‘Everything is destroyed’ in wake of Cyclone  Amphan Millions of people in India, Bangladesh and Bhutan have been forced to flee from “super cyclone” Amphan that swept inland from the Indian Ocean on Wednesday. 

Transform the streets and tackle climate chaos, says Extinction Rebellion

Transform the streets and tackle climate chaos, says Extinction Rebellion Extinction Rebellion (XR) vowed there will be “No going back” to the way that the Tories ignored the climate crisis before coronavirus.

As polluting industries face crisis - emissions must fall but workers should not pay

As polluting industries face crisis - emissions must fall but workers should not pay Some of the world’s most high-profile polluters are faltering in the coronavirus crisis. And already, it seems like good news for the environment.

Extinction Rebellion targets Barclays bank, the fossil fuel funder

Extinction Rebellion targets Barclays bank, the fossil fuel funder Activists have taken their anger at the climate crisis straight to one of the drivers of the ecological catastrophe

Why are we addicted to fossil fuels? Michael Moore’s new film doesn’t have the answer

06 May 2020
New film Planet of the Humans could damage the environmental movement

Anti-HS2 campaigners want money spent on NHS instead

04 May 2020
Climate catastrophe activists blocked HS2 construction on Monday morning as part of their rebellion against the hugely damaging high speed railway.

Internationalism matters

28 April 2020
When the working class is faced with global crises, an internationalist response is needed. The coronavirus outbreak is clearly one such crisis.

Locust devastation in East Africa is linked to climate change

25 April 2020
Some 40 percent of the 160 million people in the region are already undernourished

Oil prices becoming ‘negative’ is a sign of more financial chaos to come

21 April 2020
On Monday night the price of West Texas Intermediate oil, used as a benchmark in oil pricing, plunged by over 300 percent to almost minus $40 dollars a barrel.

Climate protester told to travel 400 miles to court during lockdown

27 March 2020
The state is calling on Extinction Rebellion members to travel across Britain during the coronavirus pandemic

Reports round-up - climate strike, Ferry and Tube action and more

17 March 2020
School climate strikers walked out on Friday last week in Sheffield.

It’s right to be this afraid

17 March 2020
Coronavirus, climate catastrophe and nuclear war make us feel existential dread about the future of the world. But there is an emergency brake says Simon Basketter

Misery after Brazil landslides

10 March 2020
 

Reports round up: Deal agreed at Harrods

10 March 2020
Security guards and CCTV operators at Harrods department store in west London have accepted a deal over pay and working conditions.

Final week to win massive strike vote in Royal Mail

10 March 2020
Royal Mail workers are campaigning hard to win a national strike ballot by the biggest majority possible.

Greta Thunberg says new laws won’t tackle climate crisis

09 March 2020
Greta Thunberg has blasted the latest plan by the European Union (EU) commission to tackle carbon emissions as “empty words”.

Climate round-up: Activists follow school strike with forum to prepare for more action

03 March 2020
Around 140 climate activists gathered to debate how to take the fight for ecological justice forward in Bristol on Saturday.

Tens of thousands march with Greta Thunberg in Bristol

28 February 2020
School climate strikers poured on to the streets and demanded urgent action

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