"We need urgent climate action to prevent loss of life, and that must also involve serious investment in our fire services" - the FBU gives a stark warning after Scottish wildfires are seen from space.
Tag: Climate Crisis
Progressive Economics 2023: A Festival for the Future of Economics
The Progressive Economics forum 2023 will look at the future of economics, the alarming decline in UK prosperity, the progressive solutions needed, and how to implement them.
Building collective power for a better tomorrow: join the “We Make Tomorrow” Conference in Manchester
"Where often we can feel powerless, the We Make Tomorrow conference is focused on building our collective democratic power to address the climate and multiple crises facing us."
Meet the Government’s New Plan… Same as the Old Plan – Greener Jobs Alliance
Paul Atkin, Greener Jobs Alliance, picks apart the government's "Powering Up Britain" report published by Grant Shapps this month.
Climate breakdown is a class and union issue
Our members, communities, and entire society are threatened by the breakdown of the climactic conditions that allow us to live. By Paul Atkin Our members, communities, and entire society are threatened by the breakdown of the climactic conditions that allow us to live. On current policies we are heading for an average increase in global…
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All out for ‘The Big One’ climate protest – 22nd April Westminster
Whatever area of struggle you are involved in, the climate and nature struggles are your struggles. There can be no secure economic future or social justice without pulling the handbrake on carbon emissions and the destruction of nature. By Nella Broome Just a few weeks ago, the world’s climate scientists delivered a ‘final warning’ with…
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As ‘The Big One’ highlights the climate emergency, the Tories are failing people & planet on every count – John McDonnell MP exclusive
“Our (mis) leaders then simply can’t be trusted to develop an agenda that take on the vested interests of big business, but this is exactly what is needed to tackle the climate emergency.”
Our lives are at stake – what more reason for trade unions to support the ‘Big One’?
If we are to have an “honest dialogue” between the labour and climate movement, we need to see ourselves as one. This means ensuring we join these spaces as much as climate activists are now giving support to trade unions on the picket lines. By Sam Mason When Extinction Rebellion announced at the end of…
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Our leaders will not save us! Why trade unionists Back the BIG ONE – Jenny Cooper, NEU Executive
"Our leaders will not save us; that much is clear by now. After 27 COPs, they continue with their much quoted “blah blah blah” but they nearly all have at least one foot dipped in the fossil fuel lobby."
Why should you get to the ‘Big One’ climate demo – Morgan Trowland, Just Stop Oil activist
"With every extra year that we take to stop burning fossil fuels in the UK, we drive more families like Amaleh’s & Abaleh’s towards starvation – families who burn no fossil fuels but the odd cooking gas cylinder or occasional bus ride into town."