Tag: environment

Climate change: Prepare for mass protests at COP26

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 […]

Fight Against Fracking in Antrim Heats Up

“How could the politicians not have told us about this?”  This was the outraged sentiment of over 100 people who packed out the Windrose bar in Carrickfergus to hear a report on the plans by InfraStrata to frack less than 300m from Woodburn water reservoir.

Fracking Threat Hasn't Gone Away

It is now one year since the magnificent community campaign organised by anti-fracking activists in Belcoo succeeded in forcing Stormont to intervene and halt drilling by the exploration company Tamboran. Since then, while the case against fracking has only strengthened internationally, the companies and their political backers are working hard […]

No capitalist solution to climate change

A recent report from the UN International Panel on Climate Change has warned of “severe, pervasive and irreversible” effects of global warming if the world keeps burning fossil fuels at current rates. Temperature increases of between 3.7C and 4.8C by the end of the century would likely result in “substantial […]