Building power through retrofit
14 August 2020
Municipal-led retrofit can play a vital role in tackling both economic inequality and the climate crisis whilst helping build a transformative social movement, argues Alex King
The battle of Hambacher Forest
20 September 2018
Activists have occupied Hambacher Forest for six years to prevent the area being destroyed and mined for coal. State violence, police brutality and coorporate power are combining to try and oust them for good, writes Andrea Brock
No jobs on a dead planet
26 June 2018
The expansion of Heathrow won't bring us economic security. Chris Saltmarsh argues the case for investing in renewable energy infrastructure.
Slow Death in Siberia
17 May 2018
Anne Harris reports on how the UK's coal dependency is devastating the lives of indigenous Shor people.
Why we need a fossil free London
23 April 2018
Fossil fuels underpin a breadth of injustices in London, writes Finnian Murtagh. They also offer an opportunity to unite our struggles.
When ‘Good Living’ goes wrong
12 March 2018
Ecuador blazed a trail in sustainability by giving constitutional recognition to the rights of nature in 2008, but the revolutionary concept of Sumak Kawsay, or Good Living, that drove this initiative proved more fragile than hoped when left in the hands of national government, write Joan Pedro-Caranana and Jose Maria Tortosa.
Return to Drax
16 October 2016
Frances Howe challenges the validity of 'renewable energy' subsidies for biomass and introduces a new wave of action against Drax power station
Housing and land activists to join forces
30 August 2016
In the run up to a November event Robin Grey makes the case for urban and rural communities to work together to tackle land rights, ownership and usage
Land, life and justice
25 October 2015
Platform’s Suzanne Dhaliwal challenges UK activists to learn from the people living on the frontlines of global environmental struggles
Change or be changed
16 September 2014
Kim Bryan reviews Naomi Klein's latest book This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs The Climate
1 August 2014
Charlotte Johnson describes key developments in the UK anti-fracking struggle
Summer event: the Spark
15 May 2014
A week of workshops, films, discussions, poetry, music, art and more, looking at the fight for social justice in the UK and around the world to take place in June
25 July 2010
The Deepwater Horizon oil disaster was as much a disaster for workers as for the planet, writes David Whyte. Reconnecting life and work to the environment must be part of our response
Reduce, reuse, recycle
1 May 2007
How far do you follow the three 'R's of a zero-waste lifestyle philosophy? Tamanna Kalhar suggests some key strategies to help you earn extra eco-friendly brownie points
Drinking the world dry
1 May 2006
Despite its claim 'to benefit and refresh everyone it touches', Coca-Cola has been increasingly accused of destroying communities and the environment around the world
The Last Drop
1 May 2006
Water privatisation has long been promoted as the only way to develop clean water supplies in the global South. But with several high profile failures and revolts, multinationals are pulling out.
Revealed: snooker link to illegal logging
1 September 2003
Snooker and pool cues used in thousands of Britain's pubs and clubs are made from illegally logged timber linked to violence, corruption and human rights abuses in some of the world's most ecologically important tropical forest regions, Red Pepper can reveal.