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International round-up—climate strikes, Bolsonaro corruption and Sudan revolt

International round-up—climate strikes, Bolsonaro corruption and Sudan revolt More than 10,000 Belgian school students struck last week to demand urgent action on climate change.

UN conference deal will not halt climate catastrophe

UN conference deal will not halt climate catastrophe The official pronouncements are wholly inadequate, but pressure is mounting for politicians to act on climate change.

Climate change demonstration demands urgent action for a better society

Climate change demonstration demands urgent action for a better society Up to 2,000 people marched through central London to demand action on climate change.

As anger at climate change boils over - how can we save the planet?

As anger at climate change boils over - how can we save the planet? A renewed wave of rebellion is taking place worldwide to take on the threat of catastrophic climate change

How we can fight for a carbon-free society

How we can fight for a carbon-free society A carbon free economy will mean a fundamental reorganisation of society

Extinction Rebellion shuts down five London bridges

Extinction Rebellion shuts down five London bridges Thousands of climate change activists blocked five central London bridges for hours on Saturday, leading to arrests and causing chaos for the cops.

Frackers all shaken up as tremors pause work

30 October 2018
Bosses’ claims that fracking is safe have been rumbled by activists and small earthquakes, says Sarah Bates

LETTERS—We organised to stop the far right at Warwick University

16 October 2018
The threat of a large anti-fascist demonstration forced Warwick University to postpone a talk by Islamophobe Anne Marie Waters last Tuesday.

We need system change to save the planet

09 October 2018
If the disaster that climate scientists warned of this week is to be avoided, there needs to be radical action.

Stark warning issued over a global rise in temperature

09 October 2018
A new report warns against further global temperature rises. Implementing it will mean challenging the logic of capitalism, argues Sarah Bates

Councils inject £9 billion into fracking companies

07 September 2018
A new report has uncovered how council bosses are investing workers’ money into dirty drilling. Sarah Bates looks at who’s funding the fossil fuel giants

Capital cooks our planet

07 August 2018
An international group of scientists has said we face environmental collapse in just a few decades if there isn’t drastic action on climate change.

Bus workers boiling in cabs

31 July 2018
The recent hot weather in Britain has left bus workers feeling “drowsy” and “faint”

British heatwave is one example of a world in deep climate crisis

31 July 2018
It’s welcome that the consequences of climate change have eventually been recognised. But it’s an insult that it takes a British heatwave for that to happen

Ready for fraction - the Tory love-in with frackers and the resistance

29 July 2018
On the last day of parliament before their summer holidays, the government snuck out final approval for fracking to go ahead in Lancashire. Activists tell Sarah Bates they are determined to keep resisting

Wildfires in Greece—the price of austerity

25 July 2018
This is the lethal cost of the austerity memorandum demanded by the EU to pay Greece’s debt

Heatwave shines a light on a system that could kill us all

20 July 2018
Extreme weather events become increasingly likely as the planet warms. Sarah Bates argues fundamental change is needed to prevent climate change becoming catastrophic for life on earth

Oppose the Tories’ poisonous plan for Heathrow expansion

10 June 2018
As the government has given the go ahead for a third runway at Heathrow airport, Sarah Bates examines the dangerous environmental and social cost

Trump attacks migrants and the planet - and increases the nuclear threat

10 January 2018
The explosive revelations of The Fire and the Fury book on US president Donald Trump has dominated headlines over the past week.

Anti-fracking activists promise to keep fighting as high court upholds injunction

24 November 2017
The high court has decided to continue banning protests against the fracking plans of petrochemical baron Jim Ratcliffe’s company Ineos.

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