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World leaders take us closer to climate disaster in Lima

16 December 2014
World leaders met for United Nations (UN) talks in Lima, Peru, last week—and took us closer to climate disaster.

World leaders trade hot air as a new economic crisis looms

18 November 2014
World leaders shook hands a lot last week, with the G20 summit in Brisbane, Australia, and the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) conference in Beijing, China.

This Changes Everything: Workers have the power to stop climate change

11 November 2014
Martin Empson reviews Naomi Klein’s book, and argues that only getting rid of capitalism can stop climate change

No to nuclear nonsense

04 November 2014
Leaked photos have revealed a decaying nuclear waste dump at Sellafield in Cumbria.

Scientists issue urgent warning over climate change

04 November 2014
A United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report last Sunday warned of “severe, pervasive and irreversible” effects of global warming.

Global protests against climate change see massive mobilisations

23 September 2014
Hundreds of thousands of people marched for action against climate change last Sunday in a global day of protest that wildly exceeded organisers’ expectations.

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

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

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