Some deadlines can’t be extended…

Theresa May's deal has been rejected again and the Brexit deadlock continues. Meanwhile, the entire ruling class is running down the clock on an even more important issue.

There is no Planet B: how do we stop climate change?

How do we stop climate change? Nancy Lindisfarne assesses The Burning Question. The Burning Question: We Can't Burn Half the World's Oil, Coal and Gas. So How Do We Quit? Mike Berners-Lee and Duncan Clark, 2013 ISBN...

Nuclear nightmare, gas fracking free-for-all and fuel poverty: Tories unveil UK energy policy

As the world COP21 Paris summit on climate change nears, governments internationally are burnishing their environmental credentials for what will evidently be yet another failure in really getting to grips with global warming. Demonstrators...
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Diversify or Die: a new pamphlet from rs21

UK manufacturing workers must reject a continued dependency on defence contracts in favour of a re-dedication of industry to environmentally and socially beneficial production.

As Middle East goes nuclear, global warming goes critical. Part 1: Iran

Over the next three days we will be publishing a major new article by Brian Parkin exploring the inextricable links between climate catastrophe, capitalist crisis and imperial competition. The three parts taken together form...

No Fracking Way! A report from Carlisle

On Sunday 31 January, groups gathered in over 30 towns and cities across the UK to show their opposition to fracking.

Oxfordshire activists set up Climate and Flooding Alliance

Nick Evans reports on the Oxfordshire Climate and Flooding Alliance.

Hands Off Our Forth: 2000 protest against unconventional gas extraction

Mike A and Pete C report on the communities in Scotland organising against the growing threat of fracking. Around 2,000 people joined hands across the Forth Road Bridge on Sunday in a protest against plans...

Greece and the politics of natural disasters

The government has persistently allowed private interests in construction, industry and tourism to be prioritised over serious ecological and safety concerns.

Climate crisis, jobs crisis, crisis of democracy

Pete Cannell and Brian Parkin discuss how the oil price crisis is leading to tens of thousands of jobs losses in Scotland, and what we could do about it.