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A warning from Sydney

A warning from Sydney Sydney was choking in smoke as Socialist Worker went to press on Tuesday.

Wave of protests in Madrid to pile pressure on climate talks

Wave of protests in Madrid to pile pressure on climate talks The streets of Madrid were filled with defiant scenes last week as thousands of climate campaigners protested outside United Nations (UN) climate talks.

Strikes and protests show how to build the resistance

Strikes and protests show how to build the resistance Three things in the past week have offered some inspiration and excitement away from the election grind

Rulers’ climate change cop outs burn planet

Rulers’ climate change cop outs burn planet E arth is experiencing such an acute climate crisis that “once in a century” catastrophes are now becoming regular occurrences

Hundreds of thousands join latest global climate strikes

Hundreds of thousands join latest global climate strikes Hundreds of thousands of activists who are part of the Fridays for Future movement demanded urgent climate action

Take to the streets for the climate

Take to the streets for the climate  Striking school students will take action on Friday across many areas of Britain and large parts of the globe.

All out for latest global climate strike

26 November 2019
School students across the world were making posters, preparing slogans and dropping banners to organise for their next day of climate action.

World leaders are floating on a sea of climate lies

26 November 2019
As governments prepare for COP 2019 global gathering, Sarah Bates analyses the climate talks

Students get prepared for the next global climate strike

19 November 2019
Students across the world are busy using the last few days before the next climate strike to hammer home the urgency of ecological catastrophe

Australian wildfires - winds fan the flames that surround Sydney

12 November 2019
Thousands of people in Australia have seen their lives, homes and livelihoods threatened as catastrophic fires ripped through the country.

Climate chaos shows a burning need for change

12 November 2019
As fires rage through Australia and flood waters rise in Yorkshire, climate catastrophe has rarely felt so imminent.

After deadly floods - anger at authorities’ failures and Tory cuts

12 November 2019
There is rising anger across Yorkshire and the Midlands at authorities’ ­failure to protect people from flooding.

Letters—EU can’t have cake and eat it on Brexit food standards

12 November 2019
The latest Brexit scare story is that a trade deal with the US will undermine food standards in Britain.

Victory for Extinction Rebellion as court rules that police ban on protest was ‘illegal’

06 November 2019
Extinction Rebellion (XR) was vindicated in the High Court on Wednesday as judges ruled that a police order banning its International Rebellion was unlawful.

California wildfire chaos wrecks lives

05 November 2019
In California, the mansions of the rich are better protected against climate catastrophe than ordinary people. Changing that means challenging the logic of profit, writes Sarah Bates

Jakarta—a horrifying vision of climate catastrophe

02 November 2019
Tens of millions of ordinary people face life in a polluted, flooded, sinking city, reports Sarah Bates

Activists celebrate Tory U-turn on fracking—and call for total ban

02 November 2019
Climate campaigners were celebrating after the Tories announced an immediate halt to fracking in England on Saturday.

Vancouver sees 10,000 attend climate rally

29 October 2019
Over 10,000 people joined Greta Thunberg in Vancouver, Canada, last Friday to march for climate justice.

Letters—We hope our strike at Beis encourages others to fight

29 October 2019
After being on indefinite strike since the middle of July, I and the other cleaners at the department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (Beis) finally have our victory.

Climate round-up: ‘Saladarity’ with animal protesters and demo for ‘educational revolution’

22 October 2019
Activists from the “Learning Rebellion” group marched to the Department for Education on Monday.

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