24 March 2015
As activists gather for the This Changes Everything event in London, Martin Empson looks at why workers are the key link in changing the world and saving the planet
17 March 2015
Cyclone Pam devastated the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu last week.
17 February 2015
New research underlines the risk of climate disaster unless there is radical change—adding extra urgency to next month’s Time To Act protest.
03 February 2015
Around 250 protesters with a contingent of tractors rallied against fracking outside Lancashire county council in Preston last week.
27 January 2015
Up to 2,000 people marched through London last Saturday against the renewal of Britain’s Trident nuclear weapons.
16 December 2014
World leaders met for United Nations (UN) talks in Lima, Peru, last week—and took us closer to climate disaster.
09 December 2014
Over 300 people gathered at the gates of Ineos Grangemouth refinery in the cold and rain for the No Fracking Falkirk protest.
11 November 2014
Martin Empson reviews Naomi Klein’s book, and argues that only getting rid of capitalism can stop climate change
23 September 2014
Hundreds of thousands of people marched for action against climate change last Sunday in a global day of protest that wildly exceeded organisers’ expectations.
12 August 2014
There are alarming signs that global warming may have passed ‘tipping points’ of no return. This is a cause for urgent action, not despair, writes Dave Sewell
29 July 2014
The government opened up the license bidding process to frack shale gas in about half of Britain on Monday of this week.
03 June 2014
Members of the Campaign against Climate Change (CCC) met in central London last Saturday for its annual general meeting.
13 May 2014
New studies suggest the West Antarctic ice sheet is now doomed to collapse, which will raise sea levels by at least 4 metres
29 April 2014
Two anti-fracking camps at sites where gas firms were carrying out exploratory drilling have packed up.
08 April 2014
There was a spike in hospital admissions last week as towns and cities across Britain were covered in toxic smog. And as Dave Sewell writes, if action isn’t taken against pollution, things could get worse
08 April 2014
Noah is an epic fable of despair in the face of environmental disaster that takes liberties with more than just its Biblical sources, says Camilla Royle
01 April 2014
Climate change is already having an impact and unless we do something to stop it the worst is yet to come, scientists have warned.
18 March 2014
Public transport was made free in a number of French and Belgian cities last week, as an emergency measure to deal with air pollution. Paris also imposed restrictions on car use. Paris has the fourth worst average air quality of any city in the world. Last week’s weather briefly made it number one—despite the media’s fixation on pollution in China.
18 March 2014
Around 250 people protested last Sunday in Farndon Bridge, near Chester, against Dart Energy’s plans to drill there.
11 March 2014
Environment Agency (EA) boss Paul Leinster pulled out of a meeting last week to discuss job cuts with EA staff unions. These include Unison, GMB, Unite and PCS.