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Nuclear delusions sideline renewable energy

Nuclear delusions sideline renewable energy The case against renewable energy took a severe blow this week after wind power firms won the rigged race for a government subsidy.

Hurricane Irma means storm chaos for the poorest as rich rulers refuse to help

Hurricane Irma means storm chaos for the poorest as rich rulers refuse to help Hurricane Irma blasted a trail of destruction through the Caribbean last week. At least 28 deaths had been reported by Monday, with ten countries hit.

Hundreds strong protest challenges fracking bosses in Kirby Misperton

Hundreds strong protest challenges fracking bosses in Kirby Misperton Hundreds of protestors gathered outside Kirby Misperton Village Hall yesterday, Thursday, to show their opposition fracking firm Third Energy.

A song of ice on fire—Greenland burns

A song of ice on fire—Greenland burns What appears to be Greenland’s largest ever fire is now burning into its fourth week. First spotted on 31 July, it’s expected to stay ablaze well into September.

Anti-fracking protests against Cuadrilla show that action can block big bosses

Anti-fracking protests against Cuadrilla show that action can block big bosses Residents of northern Lancashire have had everything thrown at them to drive through fracking—and they are still standing strong.

LETTERS: To defend jobs and the planet, our unions must do better

LETTERS: To defend jobs and the planet, our unions must do better Unite union assistant general secretary Tony Burke praised the car industry, especially the “close working relationship” between employers and union.

How can we save the planet and stop catastrophic climate change?

14 July 2017
Capitalism generates environmental damage and climate chaos—but we have the power to stop it by transforming the world, author Ian Angus explained to Dave Sewell

Protests against the G20 in Hamburg have left the German government in a mess

10 July 2017
The protests against the G20 summit in Hamburg over the last week showed that there’s a huge discontent with ruling classes all over the world.

Climate change denier Donald Trump takes US out of Paris climate deal

06 June 2017
The US is to pull out of the Paris treaty on climate change, blowing a colossal hole in world governments' environmental strategy.

World rulers won’t save the planet from Donald Trump

06 June 2017
Donald Trump’s announcement that the US will pull out of the Paris climate agreement sparked a row between rich hypocrites who don’t care about the environment.

Reports round-up - Fujitsu workers walk out over cost-cutting

02 May 2017
Also - cleaners plan strikes, One Housing protest planned, Lambeth libraries protest and BMW strikes

Reports round-up: March shows solidarity with LGBT+ people in Chechnya

25 April 2017
Also: Strikes at Fujitsu | May Day walkout at Picturehouse | Ballots at Cemex and Hinckley Point | Woolwich ferry action suspended | Climate protest against Trump | Janitors strike | 70,000 to vote | delay in Kirklees

Reports round-up

18 April 2017
Includes short reports from the latest strikes in manufacturing, IT services, higher education, local government, plus news from abortion rights, housing and climate change campaigns

Two big marches take on the fracking bosses

28 February 2017
Hundreds of people rallied against fracking giant Cuadrilla near its Preston New Road site in Lancashire last Saturday.

Climate campaigners to march for refugees

14 February 2017
Campaigners for the environment have vowed to form a block on the Stand Up To Racism demonstrations on 18 March.

Locking people out to drown or starve is our rulers' rotten response to climate change

07 February 2017
Campaigners were set to meet in central London on Saturday to discuss climate change and refugees.

How do we beat Trump?

31 January 2017
After huge protests against Donald Trump, activists from across the United States told Socialist Worker about how they’re organising to bring down the monster in the White House

Activists take the fight to fracking bosses

10 January 2017
Fracking company Cuadrilla began building its new drilling site at Preston New Road near Blackpool, Lancashire, last week—and local activists are already resisting.

Anti-fracking protection campers resist Third Energy in Kirby Misperton

03 January 2017
Protesters have set up a protection camp in a field in Kirby Misperton, North Yorkshire, and have vowed to stay until gas company Third Energy agrees not to frack the nearby site.

As politicians begin climate talks, anti-fracking campaigns unite for march

08 November 2016
Hundreds of people were set to march in Manchester against fracking on Saturday. It brings together local anti-fracking campaigns from across Britain.

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