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Tory ‘green revolution’ doesn’t offer break with fossil fuel economy

Tory ‘green revolution’ doesn’t offer break with fossil fuel economy The Tories have announced plans for a “green revolution” to combat climate catastrophe and help kickstart the economy after the pandemic. 

Letters - Don’t be fooled by the false promise of nuclear jobs

Letters - Don’t be fooled by the false promise of nuclear jobs Socialists and environmental campaigners should have no illusions in nuclear power.

International roundup: Deadly storm hits Central America 

International roundup: Deadly storm hits Central America  Hundreds of people are feared dead after Tropical Storm Eta ripped through Central America and Mexico. 

Rulers delay real climate action while scientists warn of global devastation

Rulers delay real climate action while scientists warn of global devastation The horrific effects of catastrophic climate change become clearer by the day.

The shock figures that show we’re choking to death

The shock figures that show we’re choking to death Londoners are paying the heaviest health price in Europe for toxic levels of air pollution.

South Coast resistance to Aquind cable project

12 October 2020
Hundreds of people in Portsmouth and the surrounding area joined protests last Saturday over the Aquind cable project.

Treetop activists resist evictions as they fight to stop destructive HS2

08 October 2020
Treetop activists remain determined to halt the destruction of ancient woodlands along the route of the HS2 high speed railway.

Donald Trump’s four years of horror

05 October 2020
Isabel Ringrose looks at Donald Trump’s four years in the White House, and examines the way in which his every move has been met with a fight from below

Oil workers say the system is rigged against green jobs

05 October 2020
Large numbers of offshore workers want green industries and jobs. They can deliver change—but they are ignored by those at the top, reports Sarah Bates 

Letters—Don’t let them copy Australia’s offshore detention centres 

04 October 2020
Home Secretary Priti Patel’s proposal to dump asylum seekers on the remote volcanic outcrop of Ascension Island is mimicking Australia’s racist refugee policy.

Report on potential mass extinction of plant species is a warning to all

30 September 2020
Some two in five of the world’s plant species stand at risk of extinction because of climate and ecological chaos, a new report has revealed.

International round up: Students stage worldwide climate strikes

29 September 2020
Students organised strikes and protests on a global day of action for the climate last week.

Students to strike for the climate

21 September 2020
School strikers around the world were set to take action this Friday to demand that governments take the climate emergency seriously

US wildfires—‘This is a climate damn emergency. This is real and it’s happening’

12 September 2020
Human and ecological catastrophe is raging through the western United States.

Letters—The lack of Covid-19 testing is yet another Tory disaster

11 September 2020
Cambridge university recently announced that it will be providing free weekly Covid-19 tests to all students living in college accommodation.

XR climate rebellion ends with rage at financial system

10 September 2020
Extinction Rebellion finished ten days of protests in London with a lively march through the heart of the City financial district.

Bosses’ press isn’t free

08 September 2020
When Extinction Rebellion (XR) blockaded the entrances of two printing plants last week, it might not have anticipated the vitriolic response. 

Extinction Rebellion takes on the right wing media barons

08 September 2020
Extinction Rebellion (XR) protests—which began in London, Manchester and Cardiff last Tuesday—have drawn thousands of people worried about the climate crisis onto the streets.

Rebelling against the system

07 September 2020
As Extinction Rebellion takes to the streets of London, Manchester and Cardiff, Sarah Bates looks at the movement demanding urgent action on climate change

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