Reports and Campaigns
Reports and campaigns:
6 September 2017
Is global warming worsening events such as the monsoon floods in Northern India and Bangladesh and Hurricane Harvey in the Gulf of Mexico?
28 June 2017
On 1 June 2017 the world's TV cameras broadcast live as President Donald Trump announced that the United States will withdraw from the Paris climate accord
7 December 2016
US authorities (subject to possible appeal) have agreed to abandon the planned oil pipeline through Standing Rock, North Dakota, after a months-long standoff between protesters and armed police.
23 November 2016
Trump's opposition to the already-insufficient Paris Agreement will allow other major polluters like China even more room to ignore it.
25 May 2016
Capitalism equals environmental destruction: On the evening of 3 May the entire 94,000 population of Fort McMurray was ordered to leave as an out-of-control wildfire swept towards it.
25 May 2016
It was recently revealed that the Boris Johnson administration buried a report on London's air pollution problem. It showed that 433 primary schools in London are in places where levels of nitrogen oxides, gases that may cause acute respiratory illnesses, surpassed EU safety limits.
6 January 2016
The response of the Tory government has not been a drive to switch to renewable energy supplies and other green policies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
6 January 2016
The flooding over Christmas has been some of the worst in recent memory. Fingers are rightly being pointed to the cuts the Tory government has made to flood defence spending, as well as to the emergency services.
20 December 2015
An historic "turning point for the world". This is how US President Barack Obama and other top politicians referred to the 31-page climate agreement adopted by 196 governments in Paris.
9 December 2015
While the world's capitalist politicians in Paris prevaricate over measures to halt global warming, people from Carlisle in Cumbria to Chennai in India are suffering from extreme weather
2 December 2015
Protesters around the country marched on 29 November, to demand action to tackle climate change. Organisers claim 50,000 demonstrated in central London with thousands more on the streets in Cardiff, Bristol, Edinburgh, Belfast, Southampton and more.
25 November 2015
The climate summit in Paris meets as evidence continues to grow of the threat of global warming.
22 April 2015
In the UK's general election, environment and climate change are issues the establishment parties want to downplay, if not try to forget about entirely, writes Pete Dickenson.
22 October 2014
Chris Baugh, deputy general secretary of the Public and Commercial Services union (PCS), spoke to the Socialist about the recent mass public protests over global warming which preceded the United Nations summit in New York on climate change
17 September 2014
Hundreds of thousands of people in the USA are expected to protest outside the UN climate change summit in New York on 23 September to demand serious and immediate action to avert an environmental catastrophe
9 April 2014
The recent Inter-governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report (see last week's Socialist) has pointed to the devastating impact on food production, and habitat, and the resulting risks of increased famine, water shortages and state conflicts if human induced climate change is not halted, writes Kate Jones, Socialist Party Wales.
12 February 2014
While thousands of homes and shops are waist deep in toxic water, and flooding hits new areas, government ministers indulge in a blame game
29 January 2014
The European Union Framework for climate and energy conference recently agreed, after much wrangling, only a timid response to the threat of climate change
31 July 2013
The concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, the main cause of global warming, has reached a critical level, writes Pete Dickenson.
23 January 2013
How socialism could save the environment. The cover bears a striking image of a polar bear marooned on an iceberg: summing up the devastation of global warming, writes Paul Moorhouse.
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