Environment

Will GB Energy have the power to tackle climate change?

Labour's energy plan amounts to little more than state subsidies for big energy companies

Workers Power  ·  08 June 2024

Climate change and the socialist alternative

Capitalism destroys the environment

Alex Rutherford  ·  02 September 2023

The problem with ‘Just Stop Oil’

4 July 2023 was the hottest day since records began, since then wildfires and extreme heat has scorched several countries around the world.

Alex Rutherford  ·  27 July 2023

Climate change report shows reckless lack of action

By Alex Rutherford and Rose Tedeschi THE RECENT Climate Change Committee (CCC) report to Parliament, demonstrates the UK’s abject failure to prepare the country for the impacts of climate change. This is the third report of its type. Each one is essentially a ‘five year plan’ for adaptation to climate change. Sadly, even its limited […]

Alex Rutherford  ·  22 April 2023

Lützerath is destroyed—we are not

By Lars Keller WITH BRUTE force, the state and RWE have created facts on the ground, storming, clearing and demolishing Lützerath within a week. Hundreds of activists were evicted from tree houses and squats. 35,000 climate activists came out over the weekend and shouted “Lützi stays!” Many wrestled with the police in the mud and […]

Workers Power  ·  20 January 2023

COP26: Governments fail to act (again)

Once again leaving the climate crisis in the hands of politicians and business has ended in failure.

Chris Clough  ·  10 December 2021

Revolutionise the Climate movement

By Rebecca Anderson THE COP26 climate conference of world leaders, meeting this month in Glasgow, has been billed as the ‘last best chance to get runaway climate change under control’. Each government will bring forward national climate plans under the 2015 Paris Agreement to keep global warming below 1.5 degrees Celsius. Yet even before COP26 […]

Rebecca Anderson  ·  27 October 2021

We need system change to stop climate change

By Chris Clough The world’s eyes will be fixed on the COP26 governmental conference on climate change in Glasgow from 1 to 12 November. But in truth little will be ‘negotiated’ there as most, if not all the fundamental points have been agreed in advance. And it is clear that the ‘big players’ – the […]

Chris Clough  ·  09 October 2021

COP26 won’t avert climate catastrophe

Only a rapid and radical economic transformation can save us from climate disaster.

Chris Clough  ·  07 October 2021

We need a revolution to stop the climate crisis

We need to campaign between now and the COP26 to build a movement to stop climate catastrophe.

Jeremy Dewar  ·  27 August 2021

Free Steven Donziger! Justice for the ‘Amazon Chernobyl’

Corrupt US courts system moves to prevent an oil giant from being held accountable for its crimes.

Rob Schofield  ·  05 June 2021

Greenwashing: fast fashion can never be sustainable!

H&M's 'Conscious' range is a distraction from the irreversible damage fast fashion is doing to the planet.

Millie Collins  ·  05 June 2021

From mines to oil wells, Brexit is a environmental disaster

New environmental regulation prioritises the economy.

Workers Power  ·  13 April 2021

In the tunnels and the trees: HS2 moves to evict Euston protesters

A High Court judge has granted a possession order to evict anti-HS2 campaigners from Euston tunnel.

Joe Crathorne  ·  26 February 2021

Biden, the Climate Crisis and the Paris Agreement

Capitalism and climate change.

Tim Nailsea  ·  24 January 2021

Planet in flames: Capitalism’s climate crisis

2020 set new records for global heating. Is there an alternative?

Rebecca Anderson  ·  16 November 2020

Capitalism and the new mass extinction

Species extinction and the destruction of nature.

Dave Brody  ·  15 November 2020

Imperialism, capitalism and the destruction of humanity and nature

A Marxist analysis of the fundamental contradictions between sustainability and the capitalist mode of production.

Workers Power  ·  07 April 2020

Why Unite members should oppose Heathrow expansion

The environmental argument against a third runway at Heathrow is clear. Emissions from aviation already rose by thirty-two percent between 2013 and 2018. Currently they account for two percent of global carbon emissions and this amount is projected to triple by 2050 if no action is taken

Tim Nailsea  ·  05 April 2020

Greta Thunberg refuses to name the enemy in the room

THE ANNUAL GATHERING of the global business and political elite formally known as the World Economic Forum met at the Alpine ski resort of Davos from 21 to 24 January. Among the 3,000 attendees networking with ‘key players’ from politics, NGOs and academia, were 119 billionaires worth $500 billion between them. An Oxfam report, timed […]

Leigh Nin  ·  29 January 2020

Australia burns: who will douse the flames?

AS WILDFIRES rage across swathes of Australia tens of thousands of people have taken to the streets in every major city to demand the resignation of the government and action on the climate emergency. For weeks global media has been awash with apocalyptic images of flaming skies, refugees, incinerated forests and the charcoaled remains of […]

Chris Clough  ·  11 January 2020

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