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Friday 20 September - our chance to transform the struggle over climate change

17 September 2019
Climate actions planned for this week could open the door for a new phase of a climate justice movement.

Revolt to save the planet

15 September 2019
As the climate movement intensifies, Sarah Bates says a new book by activist and author Naomi Klein raises serious questions about what action can win a sustainable world

Trades Union Congress votes to support 20 September climate action

11 September 2019
Union leaders have supported workplace action for the global climate strike on 20 September.

We need mass action over severe climate threat

10 September 2019
Earth is careering towards climate change so severe that there will be an “irrefutable toll on human life”.

Hurricane Dorian devastates Bahamas

10 September 2019
Hurricane Dorian has left staggering damage in its wake as it hit two northern islands in The Bahamas on 1 September.

20 September—our chance to strike back over climate change

06 September 2019
There’s a big opportunity on Friday 20 September to push the climate movement forward. Workers have to follow school students.

Flooding and devastation in The Bahamas

03 September 2019
The Bahamas has suffered death and extreme devastation as a result of Hurricane Dorian

We can’t rely on the rich to save the planet

02 September 2019
Even the rich are waking up to the scale of the threat—or so it seems. But the logic of capitalism—to always maximise profits—means we can’t trust them.

Activists take to the streets in Northern Rebellion

01 September 2019
The climate emergency was brought to life in central Manchester this weekend as activists from Extinction Rebellion (XR) mounted a four-day occupation.

Get fired up for 20 September strikes

27 August 2019
In just three weeks, people could walk out of their workplaces worldwide to join the strike for the climate

Cuadrilla causes a series of record breaking earthquakes

27 August 2019
Energy giant Cuadrilla has caused the biggest fracking-induced earthquake in Britain to date

Amazon fire shows cost of burning the planet

27 August 2019
The blaze in the Amazon rainforest has been met by worldwide anger on the streets

What is so special about going on strike?

27 August 2019
Sadie Robinson looks at what is distinctive about workers striking and why it is an especially powerful form of resistance.

Rage on the streets as the Amazon rainforest burns

23 August 2019
Hundreds of people turned their despair at the burning of the Amazonian rainforest in to fury at Brazil’s government and big agribusiness on Friday. 

All defendants convicted in first International Rebellion group trial

22 August 2019
Three activists from climate change direct action group Extinction Rebellion (XR) have been convicted after being arrested on protests earlier this year.

Iceland’s ‘dead’ glacier is proof that time is running out to tackle climate chaos

20 August 2019
People in Iceland held a “funeral” last Sunday for the country’s first glacier lost to climate change.

What can we do about climate refugees?

20 August 2019
Gabby Thorpe looks at the plight of people displaced by climate chaos and argues that we should welcome refugees

Bolsonaro wages war on the Amazon rainforest to boost business interests

18 August 2019
The deforestation unleashed by Brazil’s far right president is a big threat to the environment. But, Gabby Thorpe argues, we can’t trust those world leaders who have attacked him either

News in brief - justice for Shukri Abdi, emissions rise, Home Office uses force

13 August 2019
The police watchdog will investigate how cops handled the investigation into the death of a 12 year old school student in Greater Manchester.

Extinction Rebellion activists set to hold a series of ‘Rebel Risings’ for the climate

13 August 2019
climate Activists across Britain are getting ready for a series of local “Rebel Risings” starting from this weekend.

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