Climate Change

King of a dead planet

What will come out of it we will see, since it is vulnerable to crack-pot solutions rather than serious proposals. It is however, a sign of the times and a recognitions the scale and urgency of the problem.

9th October 2020 // 4 Comments

Climate action in Scotland stepped up

Extinction Rebellion Scotland (XRS) have launched three weeks of action to highlight opposition to the climate and ecological crisis across the country.  Other campaigns are [...]

8th October 2020 // 0 Comments

Cometh the [midnight] hour, cometh the book!

Allan Todd reviews Derek Wall’s 2020 Climate Strike: The Practical Politics of the Climate Crisis published by Merlin Press. This book had me from its very first page, with [...]

14th August 2020 // 0 Comments

International Earth Day and Covid-19

Our starting point, in the best traditions of Earth Day, has to be the defence of the planet itself as a viable living space. We as human beings cannot keep on trashing nature without serious consequences.

22nd April 2020 // 1 Comment

‘The bell is tolling’ on Heathrow expansion

Aviation is the fastest growing and most dangerous form of greenhouse gas emissions we face. The impact of CO2 emissions at high altitude is around double of such emissions at surface level—a factor which is conveniently ignored by the international aviation industry and by the Tory government.

28th February 2020 // 2 Comments

The climate war is here

Pip Hinman in Sydney reports how the devastating fires have exposed the government’s failure to respond to the climate emergency.

3rd January 2020 // 0 Comments

Labour’s Green New Deal

Labour’s manifesto represents the most radical environmental offer ever proposed by a major party challenging for government.

1st December 2019 // 0 Comments

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez inspires Labour’s GND

Alan Thornett reviews A Planet to Win – Why We Need a Green New Deal by Kate Aronoff, Alyssa Battistoni, Daniel Aldana Cohen and Thea Riofrancos, (London, Verso, 2019). 208 pp. £10.99

16th November 2019 // 0 Comments

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