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School climate strikers furious at government inaction

School climate strikers furious at government inaction Thousands took part across Britain. but the movement needs to grow again

Protest can turn climate chaos into Tory chaos for Johnson

Protest can turn climate chaos into Tory chaos for Johnson Boris Johnson has lurched into the chaos of cobbling together a team and strategy for hosting the United Nations (UN) Cop26 talks

Capitalism—a system rigged for oil

Capitalism—a system rigged for oil Multinational bosses plan to keep pumping out more oil and gas—despite climate catastrophe. Sarah Bates looks at why we have to keep fossil fuels in the ground and why the industry is so central to how capitalism operates

Take to the streets to demand action on climate catastrophe

Take to the streets to demand action on climate catastrophe The climate delayers and deniers in government reaffirmed their commitment to ignoring ecological breakdown this week.

Be scared—into action

Be scared—into action Fear and anger are powerful emotions.

Build resistance after Tory climate cop outs

Build resistance after Tory climate cop outs Boris Johnson has unveiled the Tories’ “strategy” in hosting the United Nations (UN) Cop 26 climate talks in November.

Building movements to defend the planet from the climate catastrophe

04 February 2020
It’s not just the planet that’s hotting up—action to defend it is also ramping up a gear.

Crisis after floods and landslides in Brazil

28 January 2020
Over 50 people have been killed and tens of thousands displaced from their homes after floods and landslides hit Brazil. The country has recorded its heaviest rainfall in 110 years.

Tories’ assembly of inaction on climate change

28 January 2020
Around 150 people have begun the process of kick-starting Britain’s first “climate assembly”.

Billionaires gather at Davos - the rich gloat as planet burns

21 January 2020
“Without treating this as a real crisis we cannot solve it,” was the rallying cry from school climate strike leader Greta Thunberg to world leaders this week.

An owl of rage at high speed rail line

21 January 2020
Rebels took to Colne Valley, west London last Saturday in a day of direct action against the development of the high-speed HS2 train line.

Rising heat should raise alarm for catastrophe

21 January 2020
Temperatures are smashing records, but climate rebels in Scotland are taking on those responsible, reports Sarah Bates

Scottish climate activists protest against system rigged for oil companies

17 January 2020
Climate rebels in Aberdeen positioned themselves on oil firm Shell’s doorstep on Thursday to “point the finger at people who are responsible” for climate catastrophe.

LETTERS - George Monbiot’s lab food plan gives power to bosses

13 January 2020
What if, instead of producing our food from animals and plants, we could grow it all in a lab?

How the rich and powerful let Australia burn

12 January 2020
The Australian wildfires show the terrifying reality of catastrophic climate change

‘The poor suffer the most’—Jakarta resident speaks out on floods

08 January 2020
As the flood waters recede—at least for now—in Jakarta, Indonesia, residents are left trying to piece their lives back together

Capitalism causes war and climate crises

07 January 2020
Wildfires, floods and the threat of war ushered in 2020

Don’t buy Chris Packham’s myth of overpopulation

07 January 2020
A BBC TV programme says ‘overpopulation’ causes climate change. Gabby Thorpe debunks this dangerous racist idea

Climate catastrophe is spreading fire and floods

07 January 2020
The climate catastrophe wreaked havoc across the world this week

‘Hell on earth’ as fires sweep Australia

03 January 2020
The bushfires that don't go out are raising a horrifying vision of a country that could be made uninhabitable by climate chaos

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