Monthly Archives: July 2022

UK’s record-breaking heatwave ‘basically impossible’ without climate change

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Rethink

The post about rethinking how to campaign effectively. These are suggestions and you are welcome to disagree. The problem is that climate campaigning has reduced severely and not recovered since pre-lockdown levels. The problem is that climate campaigning is not … Continue reading

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The world burns and the richest profit. It doesn’t have to be this way

Republished from OpenDemocracy under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International licence. As the effects of the climate crisis are seen in global heatwaves and droughts, oil firms are booming The last time prices rose this fast was 41 years ago. The last … Continue reading

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We’re occupying schools across the world to protest climate inaction

Youth activists involved in End Fossil: Occupy! We can’t keep sitting in school, pretending everything is all right, and studying as if the planet wasn’t on fire … The bottom line is: we can’t keep pretending everything is all right, studying as if the planet wasn’t … Continue reading

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Should climate activists get involved in electoral politics?

This is one suggestion from thinking about effective climate campaigning, the post about effective campaigning is yet to be published. Should climate activists get involved in electoral politics? We definitely should attempt to get rid of MPs who are enemies … Continue reading

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Coming soon

I’ve not long got back from the Just Stop Oil, Fuel Poverty Action, Peace and Justice Project protest in London. Coming soon a rethink by me of how to campaign effectively. Our planet is burning and it’s clear that the … Continue reading

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Climate protesters call for action against a 40°C ‘new normal’

https://morningstaronline.co.uk/article/b/rallies-call-for-action-against-new-normal CLIMATE change and fuel poverty campaigners are set to demonstrate in London on Satuday after the country endured searing high temperatures this week. It comes as the High Court ruled that the government broke its own climate change laws … Continue reading

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Extreme heat warnings in effect in 28 states across US

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/jul/21/extreme-heat-warnings-advisories-28-states 100 million Americans are enduring searing temperatures as Biden declines to announce a climate emergency The National Weather Service has warned that extreme heat will affect more than 100 million people in the US this week, with triple-digit temperatures … Continue reading

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Revealed: oil sector’s ‘staggering’ $3bn-a-day profits for last 50 years

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/jul/21/revealed-oil-sectors-staggering-profits-last-50-years The oil and gas industry has delivered $2.8bn (£2.3bn) a day in pure profit for the last 50 years, a new analysis has revealed. The vast total captured by petrostates and fossil fuel companies since 1970 is $52tn, providing … Continue reading

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M25 blocked as climate protesters declare it ‘site of civil resistance’ after hottest day in history

https://www.independent.co.uk/climate-change/news/m25-closed-climate-protest-just-stop-oil-b2127228.html Climate protest group Just Stop Oil has halted traffic on the M25 this morning, declaring the London orbital motorway a “site of civil resistance” following record-breaking temperatures on Tuesday. … The group has issued a statement saying the record heatwave is “without doubt the … Continue reading

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