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Climate change

More die as US state fails those hit by storm

07 September 2021
Far from helping, President Biden is creating conditions that will lead to more disasters, says Sophie Squire

Hundreds on XR march demand an end to climate destruction

04 September 2021
 'We’ve been explicit about the need to rebel against the system, and that it is an emergency,' said one protester

XR protesters slam Tory ‘greenwashing’ as rebellion continues

01 September 2021
Extinction Rebellion (XR) protested outside parliament on Wednesday as the group continued its second week of action.

Hurricane Katrina—class, race and climate change

31 August 2021
As flash flooding and tornadoes hit the north-east United States, Sophie Squire looks at the lessons from Hurricane Katrina in 2005

The climate crisis fuels hurricanes

30 August 2021
Hurricane Ida has ­spread panic across the US Gulf Coast as 150 mile an hour winds and torrential rains lashed the state of Louisiana.

Cambo—how the state greases the wheels of profit

28 August 2021
Why do politicians look set to allow a new oil drill off the coast of Scotland?

Climate activists target the city and the system to demand change

27 August 2021
Extinction Rebellion (XR) took its Impossible Rebellion to the financial centre of Britain on Friday.

Climate change and the Madagascar famine

27 August 2021
Catastrophic climate change means floods, drought, fires—and famine. If you want to see what that means today, look at Madagascar, an island of nearly 30 million people off the coast of east Africa.

Extinction Rebellion on the streets for third day of action

25 August 2021
Activists in Extinction Rebellion (XR) entered their third day of protest on Wednesday as part of the Impossible Rebellion.

Letters—As an Afghan, I rejoice at the end of Western occupation

24 August 2021
Being an elderly Afghan, I have despaired about the two grim decades of the British invasion.

We need a wildly different system to restore nature

24 August 2021
Our current society is responsible for huge environmental destruction. But the problem isn’t humans

Big demo against Merseyside’s new polluting motorway

24 August 2021

Extinction Rebellion hits the streets

23 August 2021
Extinction Rebellion (XR) kicked off their fourth major rebellion on Monday which they have named, "The Impossible Rebellion."

Climate change—voices from the Global South

22 August 2021
Wildfires across southern Europe focused attention on climate change, just as reports showed how Earth is heading for disaster. But the Global South got barely a mention. Socialist Worker spoke to activists in Asia and Africa about how the crisis is affecting the less developed world

SNP and Greens agree power-sharing deal that avoids key issues

21 August 2021
 The deal has no clear policies for genuine action over climate change, Trident and independence

Extinction Rebellion stage action at ExxonMobil oil refinery

19 August 2021
Extinction Rebellion (XR) activists protested on Thursday against major expansion plans at Fawley Refinery in Hampshire, the biggest oil refinery in Britain.

Leaked climate report lays blame on the rich

17 August 2021
A group of ­scientists have leaked their own ­forthcoming report because they think politicians will interfere to blunt their policy recommendations

Be realistic—why we can stop fossil fuel investment

15 August 2021
Stopping investment in fossil fuels immediately can be done—but it takes a break from the priorities of the system to do it

Why it’s right to target the City of London over climate change

14 August 2021
Extinction Rebellion is preparing to launch action against the City of London. Nick Clark investigates how the mysterious district finances climate catastrophe as part of its wider service to the bosses' system

Algerian government fiddles as country burns

13 August 2021
At least 71 people have died in Algeria as forest fires sweep through large parts of the north African country.

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