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Climate change


Come out and join the fightback

18 February 2020
Faced with a vicious Tory government, we need to step up the fightback outside parliament urgently.

Weather - a novel written for an era of climate grief and anxiety

18 February 2020
Weather follows the story of an ordinary person coming to terms with climate catastrophe. It’s engaging, but not very hopeful, says Sophie Squire

Canada fracking pipeline faces fierce defiance

18 February 2020
The Canadian government is ramping up attacks on indigenous First Nation land in an effort to support fossil fuel interests.

Anger at the Tories after climate chaos sparks floods

17 February 2020
The damage caused by the floods across Britain has exposed the total failure to provide for people in danger.

School climate strikers furious at government inaction

14 February 2020
Thousands took part across Britain. but the movement needs to grow again

Protest can turn climate chaos into Tory chaos for Johnson

11 February 2020
Boris Johnson has lurched into the chaos of cobbling together a team and strategy for hosting the United Nations (UN) Cop26 talks

Capitalism—a system rigged for oil

11 February 2020
Multinational bosses plan to keep pumping out more oil and gas—despite climate catastrophe. Sarah Bates looks at why we have to keep fossil fuels in the ground and why the industry is so central to how capitalism operates

Take to the streets to demand action on climate catastrophe

07 February 2020
The climate delayers and deniers in government reaffirmed their commitment to ignoring ecological breakdown this week.

Be scared—into action

04 February 2020
Fear and anger are powerful emotions.

Build resistance after Tory climate cop outs

04 February 2020
Boris Johnson has unveiled the Tories’ “strategy” in hosting the United Nations (UN) Cop 26 climate talks in November.

Building movements to defend the planet from the climate catastrophe

04 February 2020
It’s not just the planet that’s hotting up—action to defend it is also ramping up a gear.

Crisis after floods and landslides in Brazil

28 January 2020
Over 50 people have been killed and tens of thousands displaced from their homes after floods and landslides hit Brazil. The country has recorded its heaviest rainfall in 110 years.

Tories’ assembly of inaction on climate change

28 January 2020
Around 150 people have begun the process of kick-starting Britain’s first “climate assembly”.

Billionaires gather at Davos - the rich gloat as planet burns

21 January 2020
“Without treating this as a real crisis we cannot solve it,” was the rallying cry from school climate strike leader Greta Thunberg to world leaders this week.

An owl of rage at high speed rail line

21 January 2020
Rebels took to Colne Valley, west London last Saturday in a day of direct action against the development of the high-speed HS2 train line.

Rising heat should raise alarm for catastrophe

21 January 2020
Temperatures are smashing records, but climate rebels in Scotland are taking on those responsible, reports Sarah Bates

Scottish climate activists protest against system rigged for oil companies

17 January 2020
Climate rebels in Aberdeen positioned themselves on oil firm Shell’s doorstep on Thursday to “point the finger at people who are responsible” for climate catastrophe.

LETTERS - George Monbiot’s lab food plan gives power to bosses

13 January 2020
What if, instead of producing our food from animals and plants, we could grow it all in a lab?

How the rich and powerful let Australia burn

12 January 2020
The Australian wildfires show the terrifying reality of catastrophic climate change

‘The poor suffer the most’—Jakarta resident speaks out on floods

08 January 2020
As the flood waters recede—at least for now—in Jakarta, Indonesia, residents are left trying to piece their lives back together

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