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Climate change


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.

Celebrate the rebellion, and build the climate movement

22 October 2019
Two weeks of action by Extinction Rebellion (XR) activists has brought the issue of climate change onto the streets and into the headlines.

Extinction Rebellion activists show determination with new disruptive protest

18 October 2019
Thousands of Extinction Rebellion protesters brought traffic in central London to a standstill for several hours

Don’t use XR tube action to attack the climate rebels

17 October 2019
Protests are often disruptive—does anyone think that the protests in Hong Kong or Ecuador or Catalonia recently weren’t?

Extinction Rebellion activists defy police ban on protests

16 October 2019
Activists took to the streets despite a police crackdown

Celebrate the climate movement - and join it

15 October 2019
The International Rebellion has brought together tens of thousands of people across the globe to demand climate justice.

‘Build on climate strikes’ say education workers

15 October 2019
Over 250 education workers, students and activists joined the Climate emergency—educating for the future conference in London last Saturday.

Protests around the world for the planet

15 October 2019
From Germany to India, the US to New Zealand, people from around the world took action in unity to demand climate justice.

Extinction Rebellion targets the City financiers

14 October 2019
Hundreds of rebels occupied the junction outside Bank underground station—under the shadow of the Bank of England

Extinction Rebellion—a carnival of resistance on London’s streets

13 October 2019
Rebels from the Extinction Rebellion took over some of the most famous streets in London in a bid to force action on climate change.

Tens of thousands of people join big Extinction Rebellion march

12 October 2019
March organisers Extinction Rebellion said 30,000 people marched

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