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Growing evidence says we’re ‘beyond tipping points’ in climate crisis

Growing evidence says we’re ‘beyond tipping points’ in climate crisis The Earth’s “vital signs” are getting worse because of an “unrelenting business as usual”.

Flood and heatwaves—a vision of catastrophe

Flood and heatwaves—a vision of catastrophe Scorching temperatures one week and flash flooding the next show that the climate crisis is well and truly here

Letters—Now the climate change horrors are coming home

Letters—Now the climate change horrors are coming home The horrific effects of climate change have been growing for years.

Extinction Rebellion activists convicted despite Tory interference in arrests

Extinction Rebellion activists convicted despite Tory interference in arrests The verdict came at the end of a trial that revealed Tory home secretary Priti Patel interfered personally in how the protest was policed

Stand in solidarity with Extinction Rebellion activists facing repression

Stand in solidarity with Extinction Rebellion activists facing repression The state is pushing through repression of Extinction Rebellion (XR) climate activists.

Climate chaos sees heatwave and flood

Climate chaos sees heatwave and flood As people face extreme weather across Canada and the US, Sophie Squire explores the developing nature of the climate crisis

School climate strikes called as heatwave hits

06 July 2021
Youth Climate group Fridays for Future has announced a global climate strike on 24 September.

Heatwave driven by climate change smashes temperature records

30 June 2021
The death toll is rising as a heatwave continues to sweep parts of the US and Canada.

Letters—Johnson plays a dangerous game with our health

29 June 2021
The government is putting profit before health—again. This time it’s to prioritise football matches.

Heat wave shows climate danger

29 June 2021
A heat wave across the US pacific northwest is a reminder of how climate change can lead to weather events that are potentially “life-endangering”.

Extinction Rebellion protests take on media tycoons’ silence on scale of climate crisis

27 June 2021
The action was called to highlight the failure of the mainstream press to address the severity of the climate crisis

Activists target a museum over links with Shell

22 June 2021
Climate fighters protested at London’s Science Museum last week. Meanwhile the Tories are failing to act on climate change, reports Sophie Squire

Letters—Scotland failing on climate target as Cop26 approaches

18 June 2021
It's particularly outrageous as Glasgow will host this year’s UN climate conference in November.

Priti Patel contacted top cops during XR media protests

15 June 2021
Home secretary Priti Patel personally contacted the police as Extinction Rebellion (XR) activists blocked the production of right-wing newspapers last September.

Protesters confront failing politicians at G7 summit

12 June 2021
Protesters raged at the G7 world leaders’ summit in Cornwall on Friday and Saturday at the start of a weekend of resistance.

G7 Summit—world leaders accelerate towards climate chaos

07 June 2021
The G7 Summit this week in Cornwall will see the world’s most powerful leaders discuss a response to the environmental emergency. Sophie Squire explores the leaders’ response to the climate crisis that is threatening all our futures

Letters—Profit amid Sri Lanka devastation

04 June 2021
My home land of Sri Lanka is being despoiled by people who put money first. A chemical-laden cargo ship sank off the coast near the city of Colombo last week.

Cities have no plans to deal with climate crisis

17 May 2021
Scorching temperatures, rising sea levels, flooding and droughts are facing over half of the world’s population that live in cities.

XR co-founder arrested for conspiracy as state ramps up repression

12 May 2021
The co-founder of Extinction Rebellion (XR) has been arrested for conspiracy to commit fraud and criminal damage on Tuesday.

Marxism 2021 online event debates where next for the left

08 May 2021
A weekend of discussion brought socialists together in the aftermath of elections that underlined Labour's failings

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