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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

School climate strikers march to demand action on climate change

24 May 2019
Tens of thousands of school students across Britain have struck again to demand action to avert a climate catastrophe.

School climate strikers prepare for a global wave of action

21 May 2019
A huge climate strike was set to sweep across the world this week as part of the latest Fridays for Future school student walkouts.

Fight for Green New Deal—but don’t stop there

21 May 2019
Tomáš Tengely-Evans looks at a new series of demands making waves in the environmental movement

Can growth be good?

21 May 2019
Growth is central to capitalism, but the expansion of production can be organised to protect people and the planet if it is coupled with radical change, argues Simon Basketter

Thousands join Extinction Rebellion march as activists appear in court

14 May 2019
Thousands of climate change activists marched through central London last Sunday.

White House is drowning in a climate of denial

14 May 2019
Donald Trump is destroying the Earth. It’s another reason to join protests when the climate change denier comes to Britain next month, writes Sarah Bates

Extinction Rebellion activists organise across Britain

07 May 2019
Extinction Rebellion (XR) activists across Britain continued their campaigning last weekend.

New report calls for ‘transformative changes’ to halt mass extinction

06 May 2019
A landmark report released on Monday shows how over one million animal and plant species are threatened with extinction, many within decades.

How do we build a climate movement that wins?

05 May 2019
The only chance of stopping catastrophic climate change is with a ­“revolutionary transformation of our politics”, according to campaigner Roger Hallam

Climate emergency declared - now it’s time for action

01 May 2019
Huge cheers erupted on Wednesday evening as news emerged that parliament had passed a motion declaring a climate emergency.

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