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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

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.

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.

LETTERS - Keep pressure on councils for a ‘climate emergency’

05 February 2019
There’s a growing movement to demand political leaders take serious action on climate change.

Big food business sells veganism to mask its crimes

12 January 2019
From October, when Christmas apparently begins, capitalists spend a fortune creating a bubble of unreality—worries can wait, cheese and Baileys have no calories.

Campaigners win a victory over fracking fiasco

19 December 2018
Anti-fracking campaigners see the removal of fracking equipment from a site in Lancashire as a significant step forward.

UN conference deal will not halt climate catastrophe

16 December 2018
The official pronouncements are wholly inadequate, but pressure is mounting for politicians to act on climate change.

As anger at climate change boils over - how can we save the planet?

27 November 2018
A renewed wave of rebellion is taking place worldwide to take on the threat of catastrophic climate change

Extinction Rebellion shuts down five London bridges

17 November 2018
Thousands of climate change activists blocked five central London bridges for hours on Saturday, leading to arrests and causing chaos for the cops.

Frackers all shaken up as tremors pause work

30 October 2018
Bosses’ claims that fracking is safe have been rumbled by activists and small earthquakes, says Sarah Bates

International round-up - Anti-racist action across Italy and German forest under threat

30 October 2018
“In my country nobody is a foreigner!” This slogan summarised a day of national mobilisation in Italy on Saturday last week.

Anti-frackers freed from prison, and call for mass demonstration

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. 

Grenfell Tower soil is ‘toxic’ and could put health at risk, says report

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.

Cuadrilla begins first fracking in Britain for seven years

15 October 2018
Fracking has once again started in Britain, another sign of how the government and big business are endangering the environment.

Stark warning issued over a global rise in temperature

09 October 2018
A new report warns against further global temperature rises. Implementing it will mean challenging the logic of capitalism, argues Sarah Bates

Councils inject £9 billion into fracking companies

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

Capital cooks our planet

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.

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