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50,000 march in London on day of global protests to tackle climate change

21 September 2014
Tens of thousands of people marched across Britain today, Sunday, as part of a global day of protests against climate change.

Worldwide protests set to meet climate summit

16 September 2014
Worldwide protests against climate change were set to take place this Sunday two days before a summit in the United Nations (UN) headquarters in New York.

Reports round-up

19 August 2014
Unite Against Fascism; Food Standards Agency workers; Scottish shipyard closure; People's Assembly national meeting; Campaign Against Climate Change

Tipping points - Are we too late to save the climate?

12 August 2014
There are alarming signs that global warming may have passed ‘tipping points’ of no return. This is a cause for urgent action, not despair, writes Dave Sewell

Climate campaign says, Time to act

03 June 2014
Members of the Campaign against Climate Change (CCC) met in central London last Saturday for its annual general meeting.

Obama’s new emissions plan is a trick that will let the planet burn

03 June 2014
US president Barack Obama announced major new regulations on pollution on Monday of this week.

Global warming is tipping us into catastrophe

13 May 2014
New studies suggest the West Antarctic ice sheet is now doomed to collapse, which will raise sea levels by at least 4 metres

Film review: That's Noah answer to climate catastrophe

08 April 2014
Noah is an epic fable of despair in the face of environmental disaster that takes liberties with more than just its Biblical sources, says Camilla Royle

New climate report calls for drastic action

01 April 2014
Climate change is already having an impact and unless we do something to stop it the worst is yet to come, scientists have warned.

Floods haven’t gone, but job cuts continue at the Environment Agency

04 March 2014
Fresh flood warnings were issued for the whole South West coast of England this week. Most of the Somerset Levels have remained underwater for yet another month. Many homes are still flooded.

Dump the system to save the planet

18 February 2014
Politicians say “we” must change our ways to save the planet—but Sadie Robinson argues waste is built into capitalism

Human and animal sewage contaminate flood water

18 February 2014
Flood waters bring contamination from overflowing sewers and drains.

Firefighters providing essential flood support face cuts

18 February 2014
Firefighters have been rescuing those trapped by the floods across Britain.

Flood defence cuts could put nuclear sites at risk

18 February 2014
Flood defence projects around nuclear sites were among those that didn’t go ahead because of funding cuts.

Ministers try to avoid deluge of blame

18 February 2014
Tory ministers and top civil servants have played a dizzying blame game in recent weeks. 

Tory floods soundbite rebounds on Cameron

18 February 2014
The prime minister has retracted his ‘Money no object’ for flood victims promise, writes Dave Sewell

Private energy firms profits as lights go out

18 February 2014
Hundreds of people went without power for five days or more following storms in Wales last week.

Take on the system to stop climate chaos

11 February 2014
 Now that parts of their beloved Eton College are under flood water, you might expect even the Tories to get serious about climate change. 

Widespread chaos after floods sweep Britain

11 February 2014
Floods and storms swept over wide areas of southern England, Wales and the Midlands last week.

Tories laid the ground for Britain's flood crisis

11 February 2014
Services cut by politicians would have protected tens of thousands of people, writes Dave Sewell

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