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Climate change


Devastating impact of climate chaos revealed in UN report

28 March 2019
The impact of climate chaos around the world was highlighted in a report by the UN World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) on Thursday.

Why capitalism can’t solve the climate crisis

26 March 2019
This year has seen the birth of a militant new climate movement on the streets.

Death toll of Cyclone Idai in southern Africa is the result of appalling capitalist priorities

25 March 2019
Hundreds, and probably thousands, of people have died as a result of Cyclone Idai.

Air pollution - a deadly truth about dirty capitalism

22 March 2019
Over eight million deaths a year. Higher rates of kidney disease, diabetes and strokes. Increased risk of lung and heart diseases, dementia and chronic ­illnesses that can begin in the womb and last a lifetime.

School strikes—a climate of hope

19 March 2019
After a reported 1.5 million people join school strikes over climate change, Sarah Bates reports from the walkout in London—and looks at where the movement could go next

GALLERY - Pictures of the climate strike in London

15 March 2019
Thousands of school students took part in the climate strike on 15 March

Thousands take to the streets across Britain to demand action on climate change

15 March 2019
Friday saw historic action for climate change across 123 countries and territories and in over 2,000 towns and cities.

We can be powerful when we fight together

12 March 2019
Amid the stifling narrowness of official politics in Britain, there are some very welcome signs of change this week.

Action over climate change set to spread to new schools

12 March 2019
Thousands of students across Britain were preparing for huge strikes this Friday to demand urgent action on climate change.

Socialism gives us a chance to build a sustainable world

12 March 2019
A socialist society would allow people to plan for the needs of people and planet, not the profits of the few, argues Sarah Bates

As politicians refuse to act - activists stay on the streets and demand climate justice

05 March 2019
With just days to go until global strikes on 15 March, climate change activists show no sign of slowing down their protests.

After climate walkouts, school strikers say - ‘This is just the start’

26 February 2019
A new movement against climate catastrophe is growing across the world. Sarah Bates spoke to the school students who organised the first climate strike in Britain, and who are now preparing for the next round on 15 March

LETTERS—We should all get behind the climate strikers on 15 March

25 February 2019
The inspiring student climate strikes recently should be an example to all of us (Socialist Worker, 20 February).

LETTERS—We need more than token gestures to save the planet

19 February 2019
Sheffield council has recently declared a climate emergency.

Saving the planet means dumping the rich

19 February 2019
The last few months has seen an explosion of inspiring struggle to fight climate change.

School students strike in London for action on climate change

15 February 2019
Video from the 15 February climate strike by school students in London

GALLERY - School students’ climate strike, London

15 February 2019
Thousands of school students flooded into central London to demand action over climate chaos

Thousands of students strike across Britain to demand action on climate change

15 February 2019
From Glasgow to Exeter thousands of students walked out of school for climate justice. 

‘Why we’re walking out of school to save our world’

12 February 2019
Walkouts were set to hit schools across Britain this Friday as students strike for climate justice.

Scrap capitalism to save the planet

12 February 2019
Two reports this week spelled out the scale of the threat posed by climate change. They follow decades of similar warnings.

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