Climate activism in the UK: Broadening, deepening, radicalising

As we prepare for an important conference on climate jobs and an international wave of climate demonstrations this weekend, Tabitha Spence takes a look at developments in the climate movement here in the UK. The...

Tories push ahead with massive expansion of fracking – but will they face a...

report by Ewan Nicolson The government pushed out an announcement last week that over half of Britain – up to 37,000 square miles of land from Scotland to the South East of England – will...

Marx’s Ecology

This article is an edited version of John Cowsill's presentation at the Ecosocialism: Fracking, Climate and Revolution conference. He also published an early draft in his blog notes. Introduction We've had report after report from the IPCC, the UN, and leading...

Grandparent climate action – for our grandchildren

Nancy Lindisfarne reports: Recently in Oslo, I met with Mette Newth, and Finn Bjørnar Lund to learn about the Norwegian Grandparents' Climate Campaign. They are both activists with 'fire souls', as Norwegians say. They couldn't have...

Oxfordshire activists set up Climate and Flooding Alliance

Nick Evans reports on the Oxfordshire Climate and Flooding Alliance.

Fracking, corruption and poison

Fracking will poison the water, corruption is behind government support, it won’t bring down gas prices, and it has been banned in much of Europe.

The floods: what can activists do?

Jonathan Neale argues that we need to be raising questions of climate change, be part of campaigns to make sure people are compensated, and organise to prevent cuts.

Hundreds march against fracking in Eccles

Colin Barker, Ewa Barker, and Anne Saxon report from Sunday’s rally and look at the damage that fracking can do.

Court victory for 7,000 New Orleans teachers

An appeal court in Louisiana has ruled that the sacking of education workers that took place in the wake of Hurricane Katrina was illegal and that everyone who was fired should get two or...