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Climate change


Can rewilding prevent more environmental chaos?

08 August 2019
Sarah Bates examines whether rewilding can help stop the coming climate catastrophe

A third of Zimbabweans face a food crisis due to climate change and neoliberalism

07 August 2019
More than five million people in Zimbabwe face hunger or starvation, according to the United Nations (UN).

Can Marxism help save the planet?

06 August 2019
Alistair Farrow explains how the revolutionaries Marx and Engels looked at humans’ interaction with the natural world

The Troublemaker—Rich and royals unite to save the planet for nice holidays

06 August 2019
The younger royals like to foster an image of being progressive fighters for social justice. This was somewhat marred last week by a visit made by prince Harry to join a conference on saving the world.

Could this dam cope with a climate catastrophe?

06 August 2019
A dam holding around 1.3 million tonnes of water seemed set to collapse.

Step up the fracking fight

30 July 2019
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn reiterated his call for an end to fracking when he visited Lancashire’s Preston New Road anti-fracking protest camp on Tuesday.

How did humans put the planet at risk?

30 July 2019
What is the Anthropocene and can it help us resist environmental destruction?

As the Tories talk air pollution - who’s really flying us to disaster?

29 July 2019
New ‘green’ plans from the Tories won’t tackle airline pollution. They are aimed at making ordinary people pay for climate change, writes Sarah Bates, yet it’s the rich that pollute the most

Heatwave shows urgent need for action on climate change

25 July 2019
People across Britain were sweltering under a heatwave on Thursday as temperatures soared to over 38 degrees celsius. 

Extinction Rebellion and school strike unite

23 July 2019
School students and climate activists marched together after a week of occupations, reports Sarah Bates

School strikers and Extinction Rebellion take joint action against climate catastrophe

19 July 2019
Powerful strikes by school students and action by Extinction Rebellion united in the fight against climate catastrophe

Roadblocks and arrests on third day of Extinction Rebellion’s Summer Uprising

17 July 2019
Extinction Rebellion (XR) occupations entered their third day with arrests, accusations of “extremism”, and a pink bathtub.

Extinction Rebellion launches a ‘Summer Uprising’

16 July 2019
Extinction Rebellion’s “Summer Uprising” against climate catastrophe began on Monday morning in typically ­brazen fashion.

A ‘climate emergency show’ that’s well worth seeing

16 July 2019
Tate Modern’s retrospective of Olafur Eliasson’s work is a breath of artistic fresh air.

Extinction Rebellion launches ‘Summer Uprising’ in cities across Britain

15 July 2019
Extinction Rebellion’s “Summer Uprising” began on Monday morning in typically brazen fashion

Climate activists prepare for action as protesters face the courts

12 July 2019
Hundreds of climate rebels marched through east London on Friday—the same day as dozens of Extinction Rebellion activists appeared in court.

New report a ‘brutal reality check’ as Tories ignore threat of rising temperature

10 July 2019
Government inaction on climate change is threatening the lives and homes of millions of people in Britain

Strike to stop climate chaos

09 July 2019
There are just eleven weeks to go until a critical event for everyone who wants to combat climate catastrophe.

We need workers’ strikes - not just solidarity - to fight climate change

02 July 2019
How far are we willing to go to prevent climate catastrophe?

‘The struggle is still on in France - now we all need to unite against Macron’

01 July 2019
Richard Greeman, a Marxist writer and activist best known for his work on Victor Serge, reports from France

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