COP26 must be a target for those who wish to avert climate catastrophe. Mass protests at this conference and alternative conferences to discuss what is actually needed are being organised by the environmental movement. The Socialist Party and Socialist Youth are joining with our sister organisations in International Socialist Alternative […]
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The Gulf stream’s warmth stretches from the tip of Florida northwards along the US East Coast. It is one of many currents in the thermohaline, or Atlantic meridional overturning circulation (AMOC), an essential system credited for the hospitality of the Northern hemisphere. It carries warm water from the Tropics to the North Atlantic “like a conveyor belt,” as climate scientists have aptly described, amidst serious concerns of AMOC weakening and possibly eventually stalling altogether.
We are living through a decisive period in the fight against climate change. A recently leaked report from the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has warned that at current rates, we are heading for 3C of warming — well above the 2C limit set by the Paris Agreement to avert […]
Environment Minister Edwin Poots has called for a “balanced approach to tackling climate change” – that is, balancing the future of our planet against the interests of big business.