30 October 2018
Bosses’ claims that fracking is safe have been rumbled by activists and small earthquakes, says Sarah Bates
30 October 2018
“In my country nobody is a foreigner!” This slogan summarised a day of national mobilisation in Italy on Saturday last week.
18 October 2018
After three jailed protesters were released on appeal, they urged everyone to be part of the fight against fracking and join a mass demonstration.
16 October 2018
The soil in the area up to a mile from Grenfell Tower is toxic. That’s according to the preliminary findings of a report due to be released early next year.
15 October 2018
Fracking has once again started in Britain, another sign of how the government and big business are endangering the environment.
09 October 2018
A new report warns against further global temperature rises. Implementing it will mean challenging the logic of capitalism, argues Sarah Bates
07 September 2018
A new report has uncovered how council bosses are investing workers’ money into dirty drilling. Sarah Bates looks at who’s funding the fossil fuel giants
07 August 2018
An international group of scientists has said we face environmental collapse in just a few decades if there isn’t drastic action on climate change.
29 July 2018
On the last day of parliament before their summer holidays, the government snuck out final approval for fracking to go ahead in Lancashire. Activists tell
Sarah Bates they are determined to keep resisting
03 July 2018
I live in Mossley, near the Saddleworth Moor fire that raged for almost a week.
22 June 2018
A panic over shortages of carbon dioxide (CO2) is a very good example of the defects of capitalism.
10 June 2018
As the government has given the go ahead for a third runway at Heathrow airport, Sarah Bates examines the dangerous environmental and social cost
14 March 2018
Sheffield Labour council plans to cut down half of its 36,000 street trees. This is under a £2.2 billion PFI deal with multinational Amey.
27 February 2018
Hundreds of people marched on a noisy and colourful Not for Shale anti-fracking protest through the North Derbyshire countryside last Saturday.
13 February 2018
Trees campaign protesters stormed into Sheffield council chamber on Wednesday of last week calling for a £2.2 billion PFI contract to be scrapped.
12 February 2018
Councils have blocked frackers’ plans and investors are losing interest. With resistance from environmental campaigners, Sarah Bates asks if this could this be a turning point in the fight
06 February 2018
Tory controlled Derbyshire County Council’s planning committee voted nine to one to reject Ineos’s plans to build a test drill site at Bramley Moor
05 December 2017
Families on their first ever demonstration were among the 200-strong crowd marching through the market town of Pickering in Ryedale, North Yorkshire, on Saturday against fracking.
27 November 2017
Gas giant Ineos—owned by energy baron Jim Ratcliffe—called on the government to override Derbyshire County Council’s planning processes so it can start fracking.
24 November 2017
The high court has decided to continue banning protests against the fracking plans of petrochemical baron Jim Ratcliffe’s company Ineos.