Tag: COP21

Lighting a spark: How to Blow Up a Pipeline

How to Blow Up a Pipeline gives a balanced assessment of the conditions which make strategic direct action necessary in a warming world.

COP21 – climate and capitalism

Joe Sabatini dissects the neoliberal mindset behind the Paris talks in December and what the COP21 Agreement means for saving the planet.

Power play in the global climate movement

What Paris made clear is that now is the time to draw lines as the wider climate movement cannot fulfil its own agenda.

Campaigning for Climate Justice at COP21

 For the last fortnight the COP21 climate summit has taken place in Paris. Alongside the official event, campaigners for climate justice took to the streets in a Paris still under a 'State of Emergency' following the...

Video: Naomi Klein and Jeremy Corbyn call for climate jobs

Last night in Paris Jeremy Corbyn and Naomi Klein spoke to 800 people about trade unions and climate change, writes Jonathan Neale.  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NwkB0ofzGEY For me, the best moment was when Jeremy started his speech by...
Meeting with four top table speakers but no audience members

Don’t mention trade: leaked document reveals EU plans for the COP21

A leak from the EU's shadowy Trade Policy Committee reveals officials charged with determining EU's climate policy vowing to keep trade regulations out of the COP21 climate change talks, reports Nick Evans. A recent article...

Why I’m cycling to Paris

John Walker explains why he's setting off on his bike to the COP21 in Paris. Along with around 130 other people, I will be cycling to join the demonstrations around COP21, all the way from London to...

Over 50,000 march in London to demand climate justice ahead of COP21 summit

Nilüfer Erdem, Steve Eason, Amy Gilligan and Kate Bradley report Tens of thousands of people marched through central London this afternoon as part of global protests for climate justice, on the eve of the COP21...

Building a global climate movement: COP21 and beyond

Over twenty years of UN climate talks have failed, writes Tabitha Spence. The global demonstrations today are signs of a building movement that is unprepared to accept further betrayals. But we're going to need a...

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...