It is clear by now that the interests of big business do not drive the prosperity of the human race. As a society, we need to change course. To this end, Earth Strike are calling for a global general strike, beginning September 27.
The next youth strike over the climate emergency is on Friday 21 June, with events all round the country.
The Green New Deal (GND) is a powerful fusion of calls for action on climate with demands for decent jobs and habitable communities. Is it necessarily staked on destructive economic growth? Does it rely on elites for implementation? Can GND be made into a focal point for broader demands for liberation and redistribution?
New climate movements including the Youth Strike 4 Climate and Extinction Rebellion have given new energy, urgency and visibility to climate campaigning, while more institutions acknowledge the climate emergency and proposals for Green New Deals multiply. What are the politics, potentials and limitations of the new movements? How can socialists best contribute?
Young people have been striking again around the world for the climate. Year 11 student Junayd Islam reports on the climate strike in Cambridge.
Young or old, support the next youth strike 4 climate - there are events all round the country.
Parenthood is full of uncertainties; of hopes and fears. The climate crisis amplifies all of this, and brings into focus the harsh realities and stark choices we face - as individuals and as a society. A poem by Rick Lighten.
Mark Winter was present at the climate change protests in London on 19 April and reports on the sentiments and strategies of Extinction Rebellion (XR) as the group seeks to keep concerns about climate change at the forefront of public discourse.
Extinction Rebellion activists have held Waterloo Bridge in Central London for a second day (on Tuesday 16 April), as part of an international wave of protests calling for action on climate change.
Stephen Graham reviews Green growth: Ideology, Political Economy and the Alternatives