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Climate change


As the Tories talk air pollution - who’s really flying us to disaster?

29 July 2019
New ‘green’ plans from the Tories won’t tackle airline pollution. They are aimed at making ordinary people pay for climate change, writes Sarah Bates, yet it’s the rich that pollute the most

Heatwave shows urgent need for action on climate change

25 July 2019
People across Britain were sweltering under a heatwave on Thursday as temperatures soared to over 38 degrees celsius. 

Extinction Rebellion and school strike unite

23 July 2019
School students and climate activists marched together after a week of occupations, reports Sarah Bates

School strikers and Extinction Rebellion take joint action against climate catastrophe

19 July 2019
Powerful strikes by school students and action by Extinction Rebellion united in the fight against climate catastrophe

Roadblocks and arrests on third day of Extinction Rebellion’s Summer Uprising

17 July 2019
Extinction Rebellion (XR) occupations entered their third day with arrests, accusations of “extremism”, and a pink bathtub.

Extinction Rebellion launches a ‘Summer Uprising’

16 July 2019
Extinction Rebellion’s “Summer Uprising” against climate catastrophe began on Monday morning in typically ­brazen fashion.

A ‘climate emergency show’ that’s well worth seeing

16 July 2019
Tate Modern’s retrospective of Olafur Eliasson’s work is a breath of artistic fresh air.

Extinction Rebellion launches ‘Summer Uprising’ in cities across Britain

15 July 2019
Extinction Rebellion’s “Summer Uprising” began on Monday morning in typically brazen fashion

Climate activists prepare for action as protesters face the courts

12 July 2019
Hundreds of climate rebels marched through east London on Friday—the same day as dozens of Extinction Rebellion activists appeared in court.

New report a ‘brutal reality check’ as Tories ignore threat of rising temperature

10 July 2019
Government inaction on climate change is threatening the lives and homes of millions of people in Britain

Strike to stop climate chaos

09 July 2019
There are just eleven weeks to go until a critical event for everyone who wants to combat climate catastrophe.

We need workers’ strikes - not just solidarity - to fight climate change

02 July 2019
How far are we willing to go to prevent climate catastrophe?

‘The struggle is still on in France - now we all need to unite against Macron’

01 July 2019
Richard Greeman, a Marxist writer and activist best known for his work on Victor Serge, reports from France

Is a green future possible?

29 June 2019
As the global movement to save the planet grows deeper, Martin Empson spoke to Sarah Bates about a new book on what caused climate chaos—and how we can stop it

A system in meltdown

25 June 2019
Much of northern Europe was set to experience a punishing heatwave this week.

Life-threatening water shortages in India flow from climate catastrophe

25 June 2019
Millions of people in India are battling an acute water crisis and a

Tory rats turn on each other in bid to be prime minister

25 June 2019
Boris Johnson is fighting to re-inject momentum into his bid to be the prime minister after revelations of a serious altercation between him and his partner last week.

International round-up—Protest at German mine

25 June 2019
Thousands of activists stormed a German coal mine last weekend to draw attention to the use of climate-wrecking fossil fuels.

School strikers keep up defiant protests to demand climate action

21 June 2019
Cries of “No more fossil fuels” echoed through Whitehall in London on Friday as hundreds of teenagers marched for climate justice.

Ground Heathrow expansion plan to save the planet

18 June 2019
Tory leadership hopeful Boris Johnson famously said he would “lie down in front of those bulldozers and stop the construction” of Heathrow airport’s third runway. He should get ready for action.

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