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
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
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.
24 November 2017
The high court has decided to continue banning protests against the fracking plans of petrochemical baron Jim Ratcliffe’s company Ineos.
12 November 2017
United Nations talks this month are the latest chapter in our rulers’ failure to deal with climate change. But there are still solutions, argues Dave Sewell
02 November 2017
Climate change is already driving millions of people from their homes in poorer countries around the world.
12 September 2017
The case against renewable energy took a severe blow this week after wind power firms won the rigged race for a government subsidy.
12 September 2017
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.
01 September 2017
Hundreds of protestors gathered outside Kirby Misperton Village Hall yesterday, Thursday, to show their opposition fracking firm Third Energy.
22 August 2017
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.
11 August 2017
Residents of northern Lancashire have had everything thrown at them to drive through fracking—and they are still standing strong.
31 July 2017
Unite union assistant general secretary Tony Burke praised the car industry, especially the “close working relationship” between employers and union.
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
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.
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.
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.
02 May 2017
Also - cleaners plan strikes, One Housing protest planned, Lambeth libraries protest and BMW strikes
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
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
28 February 2017
Hundreds of people rallied against fracking giant Cuadrilla near its Preston New Road site in Lancashire last Saturday.