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17 February 2021
The government and the Labour-led Cumbria County Council have finally had to take notice of the obvious contradiction between talking warm words about fighting climate change and opening a new coal mine.
10 February 2021
Energy regulator Ofgem has raised the price cap on what gas and electricity companies can charge 15 million households by between £87 and £96 a year (£1,156 or £1,138) - a 9% increase - from 1 April
20 January 2021
British Gas engineers in the GMB union have announced seven new strike dates, for 24 hours each day, on 20, 22, 25, 29, 30, 31 January and 1 February
2 December 2020
The Tories announced on 17 November their ten-point plan to tackle climate change, and reach a net-zero emissions target by 2050
25 November 2020
Workers at Heathrow Airport are to take strike action for four days in December against the bosses' "fire and rehire" plans, cutting pay in the process.
21 October 2020
Cracks are beginning to appear in the state's cover-up of the death of seven-year-old Zane Gbangbola
2 September 2020
A plan to build a giant new waste incinerator in Edmonton Green would produce health-threatening air pollution across north London and Essex. The current incinerator is coming to the end of its life
1 July 2020
Plastic waste pollution is one of the biggest challenges facing society. So why the lack of enthusiasm by the government to curb manufacturing practices that generate tonnes of it which leech into the air, waterways, oceans and food?
27 May 2020
OVO Energy has announced plans to make 2,600 workers redundant, including workers in Cambridgeshire, writes Carl Harper, Socialist Party Cambridgeshire.
20 February 2020
Climate strikers' Valentine's Day message
19 February 2020
Two storms in a week brought some of the worst floods in living memory, killing at least five people and damaging thousands of homes.
Big business didn't send the rain. But the distorted priorities of the profit-obsessed capitalist system are to blame for the misery that ordinary people must endure because of it.
19 February 2020
London climate stewards use undemocratic methods: A mass movement is necessary to challenge profit at the expense of the environment
12 February 2020
Socialist policies needed to create green jobs and net-zero carbon emissions
4 December 2019
Friday 29 November saw the broadcast of the first ever election debate over climate change - no doubt arranged in response to the global mobilisation of young people protesting for immediate action to be taken to save the planet.
4 December 2019
On Friday 29 November Parliament Square filled with striking school students. They marched off around central London before meeting up with the University and College Union (UCU) strikers as the latter's march was ending.
27 November 2019
Donald Trump will once again be met by protests in London on 3 December
20 November 2019
The recent large floods in Derbyshire, South Yorkshire and other areas have resulted in damage to thousands of houses
13 November 2019
The panel of speakers at the climate change rally at Socialism 2019 was introduced by chair James Ivens, part of the editorial team of the Socialist newspaper. He opened by saying that capitalism has failed to stop climate change, and change is essential.
23 October 2019
Extinction Rebellion action opens up divisions on how to stop climate change: The attempt by an Extinction Rebellion (XR) protester to superglue himself to a tube train at Canning Town station on 17 October proved to be a 'tipping point' in a way that no one expected.
16 October 2019
Socialist Party members attended a climate change discussion event organised by members of the National Education Union on 12 October.
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