Climate Change

IPCC Climate report: a global wake-up call

Alan Thornett offers an initial assessment of the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) special ‘1.5°C’ report published on October 8 on the deepening [...]

15th October 2018 // 0 Comments

March against Trump – and for the Planet

There are many reasons for supporting the anti-Trump protests this week, writes Alan Thornett. It has become increasingly clear that Trump can do immeasurable damage not only [...]

12th July 2018 // 0 Comments

Irma: a neoliberal hurricane

The smaller of the two main islands forming the nation of Antigua and Barbuda, Barbuda, is a small sun-drenched island in the eastern Caribbean; it has an area of 70 square [...]

12th January 2018 // 0 Comments

Protesting Trumps threat to the planet

Alan Thornett looks at the destruction Trump is wreaking and the resistance that is growing: There are many reactionary aspects to the Trump administration: racism, misogyny, [...]

14th April 2017 // 0 Comments

Time to act on climate refugees

Alan Thornett and Terry Conway In the last six years over 140 million people have been forced to move because of climate change disasters: droughts, harvest failures and [...]

12th December 2016 // 0 Comments

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