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Climate change


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.

Profit, not people, is destroying the climate

10 August 2021
Climate chaos flows from the capitalist system that subordinates humanity and the rest of nature to the demands of profit-making

New climate warning is a ‘code red for humanity’

09 August 2021
Governments have delayed curbing their fossil-fuel emissions for so long that they can no longer stop global warming from intensifying over the next 30 years.

Their system is the real firestarter

06 August 2021
Wildfires raging across European countries are part of a worldwide climate catastrophe. Our rulers are content to call the fires a ‘natural disaster’—but their drive for profit is the real cause, say socialists in affected areas

Cruising through climate damage and tax avoidance

05 August 2021
As cruise ships return to the seas following the pandemic and Venice decides to ban large ships, Simon Basketter explores how the cruise industry works

Letters—‘Small steps’ won’t help stop the climate crisis, action can

03 August 2021
If strategies from Allegra Stratton, the prime minister’s spokesperson for the COP26 climate summit, are anything to go by then November’s meeting will do nothing to arrest environmental crisis.

Growing evidence says we’re ‘beyond tipping points’ in climate crisis

29 July 2021
The Earth’s “vital signs” are getting worse because of an “unrelenting business as usual”.

Flood and heatwaves—a vision of catastrophe

27 July 2021
Scorching temperatures one week and flash flooding the next show that the climate crisis is well and truly here

Letters—Now the climate change horrors are coming home

20 July 2021
The horrific effects of climate change have been growing for years.

Extinction Rebellion activists convicted despite Tory interference in arrests

20 July 2021
The verdict came at the end of a trial that revealed Tory home secretary Priti Patel interfered personally in how the protest was policed

Stand in solidarity with Extinction Rebellion activists facing repression

14 July 2021
The state is pushing through repression of Extinction Rebellion (XR) climate activists.

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