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Coral reefs dying due to inaction on the climate

26 April 2016
World leaders lined up last Friday to sign the toothless climate treaty they agreed to in Paris last December. 

Protest at fracking conference in Scarborough

26 April 2016
Several hundred people gathered to oppose a fracking conference in Scarborough on Monday.

News round-up

15 March 2016
South Yorkshire Police (SYP) was accused of letting down victims of child sexual exploitation last week.

Heathrow 13 protesters avoid jail in a 'victory for the movement'

24 February 2016
Thirteen environmental protesters won a last minute reprieve from jail today, Wednesday, for resisting airport expansion plans that would be a disaster for the climate.

Drought in Southern Africa threatens millions with famine

23 February 2016
Millions are suffering in Southern Africa but capitalism can’t solve the climate crisis, says Alistair Farrow 

Reports round-up

16 February 2016
Strike for children's services in Oxfordshire | Unofficial walkout hits Coventry bins | No trust imposition say Sandwell children's service workers | Day of action against Sports Direct shame | Students march to stop Nazis in Kent | Protest supports the Heathrow 13 | No public cash to referendum racists

Fracking firms fight to return to Lancashire

09 February 2016
Protesters rallied outside Blackpool Football Club in Lancashire on Tuesday at the beginning of a five week inquiry that could determine the future of fracking in Britain.

Flint—the poisoning of a US city

09 February 2016
The water crisis in Flint, Michigan, has shocked people across the world— and it’s just the latest ruling class assault inflicted on ordinary people in the US city, writes Alistair Farrow

Behind the fake ban, SNP is fracking bosses’ good friend

02 February 2016
The Scottish National Party made ‘Frack Off’ one of its main slogans. At the same time it has cosied up to hated bosses and even paid for drilling. Raymie Kiernan digs up the dirty truth

Flood victim slams the Tories - 'We're made to feel like beggars for asking for help'

29 January 2016
As thousands of people across Britain fear flooding, many are still reeling from the impact of floods last month. And they are angry at the lack of official support they have received.

Hundreds march against fracking in Upton

19 January 2016
Around 400 people marched against fracking in Upton, near Chester, last Saturday.

Tory spin on cuts doesn’t wash with flood victims

05 January 2016
People hit by flooding are turning their anger on David Cameron after Tory cuts to flood defences, councils and rescue services left them unprotected.

Climate protesters hold Paris summit of their own

08 December 2015
Thousands of climate activists from around the world gathered in Paris last weekend. They were there to attend a Weekend of Alternatives—a counter-conference to the official Cop21 talks.

Six reasons the Cop21 climate change talks in Paris are worse than a cop-out

08 December 2015
The heads of state at the Cop21 climate change talks in Paris know that climate change is one of the most urgent problems facing humanity.

Paris talks greeted by opposition on the streets

01 December 2015
Tens of thousands joined climate protests worldwide as leaders blew hot air at the Cop21 summit in Paris

Activists in France defy march ban - and prepare for climate protest

24 November 2015
As the French and Belgian states lock down after the attacks in Paris, protesters refuse to be silenced.

As Paris talks loom - we can beat the climate killers

24 November 2015
As hundreds of thousands of people around the world get set to march against climate change, Amy Leather argues our only hope lies in fighting the bosses and their system

SNP helps out fracking bosses and tax-dodgers as its conference begins

13 October 2015
As the Scottish National Party (SNP) conference gets underway this week, key manifesto pledges and the integrity of its MPs are firmly under the microscope.

Thousands join protests over dangerous gas plans in Scotland

13 October 2015
More than 2,000 protesters formed a human chain across the iconic Forth Road Bridge in Scotland last Sunday.

Fuck the Polar Bears - a funny play about the planet that takes a swipe at the rich

29 September 2015
Theatrically brilliant Fuck the Polar Bears gets across the claustrophobia of family life—but don’t pity the miserable rich, says Tomáš Tengely-Evans

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