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Climate summit has no solutions

15 December 2009
The outcome of the UN climate talks at Copenhagen will be rises in carbon dioxide emissions. The draft texts provide a variety of ways for countries and companies to keep polluting.

Copenhagen: the secret plan to hit the poor and burn the planet

08 December 2009
United Nations climate talks finally began in Copenhagen this week, after months of speculation and infighting among those at the top.

Massive climate ‘Wave’ protest turns up the heat on the government

08 December 2009
A blue sea of protesters flowed through central London last Saturday as Britain’s biggest ever climate protest hit the city.

Photos of climate demos, 5 December 2009

08 December 2009

Climate change: don’t get blinded by science

08 December 2009
What is climate change?

Britain's biggest ever climate protest hits London

05 December 2009
A blue sea of protesters flowed through central London today calling on Gordon Brown to take serious action to cut carbon emissions and stop climate change.

Trading the planet's future on credits and carbon offsetting

01 December 2009
Many claim that carbon trading is an effective mechanism for reducing emissions. It has failed spectacularly – yet lots of governments remain committed to it.

We need to look for collective solutions to climate change

01 December 2009
Growing concerns about climate change, fuelled by the failure of governments to address the problem, have led many people to ask what they can do to stop the destruction of the environment.

World leaders won't stop climate change: People power can save the planet

01 December 2009
We’ve needed action on climate change for ages, but all the politicians want to do is talk about it. There are too many people making money out of polluting the world—and politicians don’t want to stand up to them.

Is global warming all your fault?

01 December 2009
Small changes in individual lifestyles are promoted as the best we can achieve.

Can we change the world enough to save the planet?

01 December 2009
Capitalism is causing climate chaos. It is a system based on blind competition between companies, each trying to make the most money. They see the natural world as something to be exploited for short term gain – a seemingly endless mine of resources and an infinitely large rubbish bin for waste.

We don't have to abandon industrial progress to beat climate change

01 December 2009
Massive corporations are wrecking the planet, burning huge amounts of fossil fuels and causing climate change as they disregard everything in a frenzied race for profits.

Climate protesters parade through Norwich

24 November 2009
Hundreds of climate campaigners took part in a colourful parade in Norwich last Saturday that brought traffic to a standstill.

2012 and climate change: off screen, real disaster looms

24 November 2009
Socialist Worker asked me to go see the new film 2012 and to use the review as an excuse to riff on climate change. So I went. At the end of the film my date said, "Good luck writing a review of that."

Guilty of wrecking the planet

24 November 2009
World leaders are sitting idly by while the planet burns. Those heads of government who can be bothered to attend are due to gather for climate change talks in Copenhagen next month.

Is China to blame for climate change?

24 November 2009
Bitter rows over who is responsible for climate change lie behind much of the dithering by world leaders in the run up to the United Nations climate talks in Copenhagen next month.

London climate protest set to make waves

24 November 2009
There will be huge climate protests around the world next Saturday 5 December.

Is vegetarianism the way to save the planet?

17 November 2009
Environmental economist Lord Stern of Brentford has recently argued that in order to stop climate change we should all start eating less meat.

Copenhagen climate summit offers no solutions

17 November 2009
The United Nations (UN) climate talks in Copenhagen will begin in less than three weeks time. They will be a sham.

World leaders will face wave of global protests over climate change

17 November 2009
World leaders, including Gordon Brown, who are squandering chances to deal with climate change will face a wave of protests next month.

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