climate change

Rewilding initiative launched in Finland to address climate change

Catherine Harte
| 28th June 2018
Floods in continental Europe and a record-dry May in Finland’s forests are just two of many examples of climate change in action, says Rewilding Europe. But a new project to harness the carbon sequestration potential of boreal Finland hopes to bring about positive change at a time of intense climate crisis. CATHERINE HARTE reports

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A white child protests desegregation of her elementary school in New Orleans, 1960 - "We Want To Keep Our School White"

'Dark municipalism' - the dangers of local politics

The Symbiosis Research Collective
| 26th June 2018
What is to be done about reactionary localism? How can we keep fascism out of local politics? We need to foreground democracy and interdependence over local autonomy. The latest on our series on radical municipalism from the SYMBIOSIS RESEARCH COLLECTIVE

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Heathrow

Locking-on to London Heathrow Airport: lessons from the past?

Maxine Newlands
| 26th June 2018
The decision by MPs to support the Conservative government in allowing the third runway to go ahead has angered and dismayed all those concerned about climate change. It follows decades of debate and campaigning. MAXINE NEWLANDS looks at why the Heathrow climate camp in 2007 was so important in the history of the UK environmental activism.

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Durdle Door, The Jurassic Coast, Dorset

How shorelines can adapt to climate change

Emily Folk
| 21st June 2018
Climate change has dramatically affected sea level, and as a result, our shorelines. Creating more living shorelines could decrease the effects of climate change by helping underwater plants to thrive, writes EMILY FOLK.

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Municipalism

How radical municipalism can go beyond the local

The Symbiosis Research Collective
| 8th June 2018
Climate change, global finance, the neoliberal state: today’s crises require action on a big scale. And yet fighting for local democracy is - perhaps counter-intuitively - the best chance we've got. The next part in our series from the SYMBIOSIS RESEARCH COLLECTIVE

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George Monbiot

Environmentalists challenged to go vegan this World Environment Day

George Monbiot
Kerry McCarthy
Dale Vince
Jonathan Bartley
| 5th June 2018
The impact of the meat industry on the environment is well documented. While global solutions to this problem are necessary, there is a very real, immediate and visceral change people can make right now - on World Environment Day - to turn the tide. Go vegan. GEORGE MONBIOT et al write an open letter to the movement to support the Vegan Society's Plate Up for the Planet challenge

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