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20 September—our chance to strike back over climate change

06 September 2019
There’s a big opportunity on Friday 20 September to push the climate movement forward. Workers have to follow school students.

Flooding and devastation in The Bahamas

03 September 2019
The Bahamas has suffered death and extreme devastation as a result of Hurricane Dorian

Honeyland—a story of people, nature and destruction

03 September 2019
Hatidze Muratova is one of the last wild beekeepers in Europe

We can’t rely on the rich to save the planet

02 September 2019
Even the rich are waking up to the scale of the threat—or so it seems. But the logic of capitalism—to always maximise profits—means we can’t trust them.

Activists take to the streets in Northern Rebellion

01 September 2019
The climate emergency was brought to life in central Manchester this weekend as activists from Extinction Rebellion (XR) mounted a four-day occupation.

Get fired up for 20 September strikes

27 August 2019
In just three weeks, people could walk out of their workplaces worldwide to join the strike for the climate

Cuadrilla causes a series of record breaking earthquakes

27 August 2019
Energy giant Cuadrilla has caused the biggest fracking-induced earthquake in Britain to date

Amazon fire shows cost of burning the planet

27 August 2019
The blaze in the Amazon rainforest has been met by worldwide anger on the streets

Iceland’s ‘dead’ glacier is proof that time is running out to tackle climate chaos

20 August 2019
People in Iceland held a “funeral” last Sunday for the country’s first glacier lost to climate change.

What can we do about climate refugees?

20 August 2019
Gabby Thorpe looks at the plight of people displaced by climate chaos and argues that we should welcome refugees

Bolsonaro wages war on the Amazon rainforest to boost business interests

18 August 2019
The deforestation unleashed by Brazil’s far right president is a big threat to the environment. But, Gabby Thorpe argues, we can’t trust those world leaders who have attacked him either

News in brief - justice for Shukri Abdi, emissions rise, Home Office uses force

13 August 2019
The police watchdog will investigate how cops handled the investigation into the death of a 12 year old school student in Greater Manchester.

Extinction Rebellion activists set to hold a series of ‘Rebel Risings’ for the climate

13 August 2019
climate Activists across Britain are getting ready for a series of local “Rebel Risings” starting from this weekend.

LETTERS - Change the whole system for the planet, not what’s on your plate

12 August 2019
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released a report on humans, land use and a changing climate last week.

How the drive to make profit puts limitations on recycling

11 August 2019
Most people in Britain recycle—yet staggering amounts of waste go to landfill. That’s because the real problem is how capitalism operates, not individual behaviour, writes Gabby Thorpe

Extinction Rebellion protest gives hope to fight to stop London’s Silvertown Tunnel

09 August 2019
Extinction Rebellion (XR) activists called for a “swarm” at a roundabout near the approach to London’s Blackwall tunnel on the busy A102 on Friday.

Can rewilding prevent more environmental chaos?

08 August 2019
Sarah Bates examines whether rewilding can help stop the coming climate catastrophe

Can Marxism help save the planet?

06 August 2019
Alistair Farrow explains how the revolutionaries Marx and Engels looked at humans’ interaction with the natural world

Could this dam cope with a climate catastrophe?

06 August 2019
A dam holding around 1.3 million tonnes of water seemed set to collapse.

Step up the fracking fight

30 July 2019
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn reiterated his call for an end to fracking when he visited Lancashire’s Preston New Road anti-fracking protest camp on Tuesday.

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