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Letters—Don’t let them copy Australia’s offshore detention centres 

04 October 2020
Home Secretary Priti Patel’s proposal to dump asylum seekers on the remote volcanic outcrop of Ascension Island is mimicking Australia’s racist refugee policy.

Report on potential mass extinction of plant species is a warning to all

30 September 2020
Some two in five of the world’s plant species stand at risk of extinction because of climate and ecological chaos, a new report has revealed.

International round up: Students stage worldwide climate strikes

29 September 2020
Students organised strikes and protests on a global day of action for the climate last week.

Students to strike for the climate

21 September 2020
School strikers around the world were set to take action this Friday to demand that governments take the climate emergency seriously

US wildfires—‘This is a climate damn emergency. This is real and it’s happening’

12 September 2020
Human and ecological catastrophe is raging through the western United States.

Letters—The lack of Covid-19 testing is yet another Tory disaster

11 September 2020
Cambridge university recently announced that it will be providing free weekly Covid-19 tests to all students living in college accommodation.

XR climate rebellion ends with rage at financial system

10 September 2020
Extinction Rebellion finished ten days of protests in London with a lively march through the heart of the City financial district.

Bosses’ press isn’t free

08 September 2020
When Extinction Rebellion (XR) blockaded the entrances of two printing plants last week, it might not have anticipated the vitriolic response. 

Extinction Rebellion takes on the right wing media barons

08 September 2020
Extinction Rebellion (XR) protests—which began in London, Manchester and Cardiff last Tuesday—have drawn thousands of people worried about the climate crisis onto the streets.

Rebelling against the system

07 September 2020
As Extinction Rebellion takes to the streets of London, Manchester and Cardiff, Sarah Bates looks at the movement demanding urgent action on climate change

Extinction Rebellion continue to fight for the climate

05 September 2020
Climate rebels have turned their fire on the billionaire-owned press, racist Home Office and cash-guzzling HS2 developers in their latest protests.

Climate activists stage second day of rebellion

02 September 2020
Climate crisis activists across Britain took to the streets on Wednesday, as part of the second day of protests of the latest Rebellion.

Extinction Rebellion back on the streets

01 September 2020
Extinction Rebellion kicked off ten days of protests with defiant action in London, Cardiff and Manchester

Extinction Rebellion stage protests for the climate

30 August 2020
Climate change protesters with Extinction Rebellion (XR) are staging protests in towns and cities across Britain over the weekend, ahead of a new International Rebellion.

Extinction Rebellion plans protests despite police intimidation

27 August 2020
The police are trying to intimidate Extinction Rebellion (XR) activists away from protests.

Rebel for the climate in Manchester, Cardiff and London

24 August 2020
Extinction Rebellion (XR) was set to launch the latest phase of its global rebellion on Tuesday of next week

California wildfires show need for climate action

21 August 2020
Wildfires have caused devastation across northern California with a state of emergency declared across the US state.

Heatwaves show need for action on climate

11 August 2020
People are paying with their lives as extreme weather hits across the world, reports Sarah Bates

A weekend of protests— from treetops to river rigs

28 July 2020
A weekend of action against climate catastrophe saw activists clamber up trees, board drilling rigs and occupy roads in London and the surrounding area.

Tories’ pitiful ‘green’ plan is completely inadequate

25 July 2020
The government’s latest ‘green’ economic recovery plan is a cover for policies that benefit polluting big businesses writes Nick Clark

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