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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

Is a green future possible?

29 June 2019
As the global movement to save the planet grows deeper, Martin Empson spoke to Sarah Bates about a new book on what caused climate chaos—and how we can stop it

A system in meltdown

25 June 2019
Much of northern Europe was set to experience a punishing heatwave this week.

Life-threatening water shortages in India flow from climate catastrophe

25 June 2019
Millions of people in India are battling an acute water crisis and a

Tory rats turn on each other in bid to be prime minister

25 June 2019
Boris Johnson is fighting to re-inject momentum into his bid to be the prime minister after revelations of a serious altercation between him and his partner last week.

International round-up—Protest at German mine

25 June 2019
Thousands of activists stormed a German coal mine last weekend to draw attention to the use of climate-wrecking fossil fuels.

School strikers keep up defiant protests to demand climate action

21 June 2019
Cries of “No more fossil fuels” echoed through Whitehall in London on Friday as hundreds of teenagers marched for climate justice.

Ground Heathrow expansion plan to save the planet

18 June 2019
Tory leadership hopeful Boris Johnson famously said he would “lie down in front of those bulldozers and stop the construction” of Heathrow airport’s third runway. He should get ready for action.

Activists block roads to kick off Edinburgh week of climate action

18 June 2019
Extinction Rebellion (XR) activists blocked traffic in Edinburgh on Monday, causing disruption to businesses. Five activists glued themselves to the road.

School strikers hit streets once again

18 June 2019
School student strikers were preparing for their fifth strike for the climate on Friday of this week. They remain determined in the face of threats from school bosses.

Stopping climate chaos - an activist’s guide to changing the world

18 June 2019
A new handbook by Extinction Rebellion reveals the terrifying future we could face as a result of climate chaos—but it also offers ideas and hope to transform society, says Sarah Bates

Don’t wait for Labour—take on the Tories

11 June 2019
US secretary of state Mike Pompeo’s promise to “push back” against Jeremy Corbyn becoming prime minister exposed the US state’s attitude to democracy.

Extinction Rebellion activists plan a camp for the climate

11 June 2019
Extinction Rebellion (XR) activists in Scotland are getting ready to set up camp to demand politicians urgently act on climate chaos.

‘We should strike to save the planet,’ say trade unionists

11 June 2019
After the inspiring school student strikes over climate catastrophe, activists in workplaces are fighting to get action off the ground this September. Sadie Robinson spoke to some of them

Protesters in London say, ‘We won’t let Donald Trump wreck our planet’

04 June 2019
Tens of thousands of people marched through central London on Tuesday to protest against Donald Trump’s state visit.

LETTERS - State wants to take revenge against Extinction Rebellion

04 June 2019
The police are pushing to charge over 1,100 people who were arrested on the Extinction Rebellion’s (XR) International Rebellion in London in April.

Reports from the international climate movement

28 May 2019
Organisers say strikes took place in over 130 countries.

Six reasons to march against Trump

27 May 2019
The world’s most infamous racist, sexist climate denier is heading to Britain next month. Alistair Farrow looks at the impact of US president Donald Trump’s nasty policies in the US—and explains why you should join protests against him

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