19 November 2013
As the latest United Nations climate conference takes place Martin Empson examines why governments are so feeble in their efforts to challenge global warming
12 November 2013
Rescue workers were fighting to get to outlying regions of the Philippines hit by typhoon Haiyan as Socialist Worker went to press. In the worst-hit city of Tacloban more than 10,000 people are thought to have died.
29 October 2013
We are told that Britain faces an energy crisis unless we build new nuclear power plants. Energy researcher Gerry Wolff told Socialist Worker that the crisis is fake—we don’t need nuclear
01 October 2013
New international report from top climate scientists weakens climate sceptics' arguments
03 September 2013
Anti-fracking protesters in Balcombe, Sussex, began a month of rolling direct action on Monday of this week.
20 August 2013
More than 1,000 people marched through the West Sussex village of Balcombe on Saturday of last week, against plans to frack for shale gas.
13 August 2013
The blind pursuit of profit means capitalism is taking us ever faster toward climate catastrophe, says John Parrington
06 August 2013
Sections of Britain’s ruling class are desperate to find a magic solution that can end the crisis. Some hope copying the US fracking boom could be it.
06 August 2013
Fracking aims to extract gas and oil locked in shale rocks by blasting them with a mixture of water, sand and chemicals and fracturing the rocks.
06 August 2013
The Tories are throwing money at some of Britain’s biggest firms to fund dangerous fracking projects. But their hopes of a “shale gas revolution” won’t benefit workers—and will create a disaster for the environment, writes Dave Sewell
25 June 2013
Dave Sewell argues that global warming is behind extreme weather trends, but it can be stopped
11 June 2013
Up to 200 people attended a conference on Confronting the Climate Crisis on Saturday of last week.
04 June 2013
Summit to tackle climate crisis
15 January 2013
London’s Met Office revised its predictions about climate change last week.
04 September 2012
The reality of how devastating storms affect different populations differently can be seen with 1994’s Hurricane Jeanne. Like Isaac, it raged through the Caribbean and the coast of the US.
19 June 2012
The United Nations (UN) Conference on Sustainability is set to begin in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Wednesday of this week.
12 June 2012
Activists and academics are preparing for an alternative summit this weekend in advance of the United Nations Rio+20 summit on climate change.
29 May 2012
Enthusiastic meetings of 50 people in London and Manchester wrapped up the Caravan for a Million Climate Jobs tour last Friday.
25 May 2012
The Caravan for Climate Jobs completed its tour of Britain today (Friday) after nearly two weeks of spreading the word about its campaign for one million climate jobs.
22 May 2012
Climate activists are touring Britain with the Caravan for a Million Climate Jobs. Some 30 people attended the caravan’s meeting in Leeds last week, with a similar number turning out in Derby.