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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.
2 April 2014
IPCC report: Climate change has arrived, and it is not politely knocking on the door. The latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), a 'call to action', hit the headlines
19 March 2014
The recent article in the Socialist issue 800 on genetic modification (GM) was an excellent antidote to the plethora of reactionary anti-science nonsense which prevails in a lot of media today
26 February 2014
Britain has just had its wettest winter ever recorded. A couple of years ago it had one of its coldest
19 February 2014
Climate change policy failure: Commenting on the most exceptional period of rainfall since records began 248 years ago, the Met Office's Chief Scientist, Julia Slingo, has said that "all the evidence suggests there is a link to climate change"
19 February 2014
The misery continues. On Tuesday there were still 118 flood warnings and 166 flood alerts. Four people have died. Thousands of houses and properties are under water. Sinkholes also pose a threat.
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
28 January 2014
Residents in Somerset still find their homes underwater four weeks after the initial floods.
27 November 2013
Contrary to the misleading upbeat media reports, the United Nations climate change conference in Warsaw, which was meant to agree binding reductions in CO2 emissions, effectively ended in failure
20 November 2013
Typhoon Haiyan ('Yolanda' in the Philippines) has caused destruction on a massive scale. This storm was three times more powerful than Hurricane Katrina, which killed 1,400 people in the United States
2 October 2013
The world is heating up - this is now beyond argument. A report from the UN has now backed the 97% of climate scientists who believe human activity to be the main cause, writes Geoff Jones.
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.
8 May 2013
The Con-Dem government has been accused of bowing to the agrochemical industry, supporting bad science, and threatening food production around the world, writes Pete Mason.
13 March 2013
Alternative energy and socialist planning needed: A spectre is haunting the world, the spectre of irreversible climate change. But at the same time the world is in the grip of a desperate hunger for energy, writes Geoff Jones.
12 December 2012
In his Autumn Statement, Con-Dem chancellor George Osborne announced a new 'dash for gas' including fracking, the technology used to obtain gas and oil trapped in shale rock, writes Pete Mason.
28 November 2012
While some of the worst storms and flooding in recent memory hit parts of Britain, UK climate change secretary Ed Davey was in Doha for the latest in the series of toothless United Nations Climate Change conferences
19 September 2012
The National Snow and Ice Data Centre is expected to announce a new low in the extent of the arctic sea ice, writes Pete Mason.
22 August 2012
Food prices soar: "Please sir, may I have some more?" It's not just Dickensian orphans who have to fight for the most basic staple - food...
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