Stop global warming: change the world

Bettina Trabant reviews a book which puts the fight against capitalism at the heart of the struggle to stop climate change. Stop Global Warming: change the world Jonathan Neale, Bookmarks (2008) ISBN 9781905192373 Unlike most books about environmental...

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...

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...

Nine years since Hurricane Katrina: has anything changed?

Nine years on from the devastating Hurricane Katrina, Lois JC, who visited New Orleans last year to see how the city had changed, writes on the lasting impact of the disaster.

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.