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Protest works: fracking stopped

Drilling plans rejected, protest ban defeated


Druridge Bay saved

Opencast coal mine stopped




At the beginning of November, the Conservative government announced a moratorium on fracking in the UK – ‘until compelling new evidence is provided’ proving that hydraulic fracturing of shale rock

Biggest protest ever at the British Museum

300+ demand end to oil sponsorship


Hambach forest saved

New date for Germany's 'coal exit' good news for ancient forest but still 'disastrous' for climate


100% renewables can deliver

New report showcases projects from across the globe


Ireland divests

On 12 July, Ireland became the first country to commit itself to completely divesting from fossil fuels.

Climate justice jobs

A Corbyn premiership could open up exciting possibilities for a just transition to a zero-carbon economy


Thomas Hylland Eriksen, Overheating: An Anthropology of Accelerated Change

Pluto Press, 2016; 192pp; £18.99


Renewable visions

Community energy project bringing wind power to Wales