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Prevention

On 24 August, Extinction Rebellion (XR) co-founder Roger Hallam and four other members of Beyond Politics/Burning Pink (BP), a breakaway group from XR, were arrested and charged with conspiracy to

Peace soldier arrested

Protest against Saudi state terrorism in Yemen

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Pandemic peace campaigning

Phil Steele takes a look at what's been happening in Wales

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Remember Epynt

Robat Idris remembers a community lost to a training area for the British army

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Carbon justice

The UK government and the CCC have both been criticised by climate scientist Kevin Anderson.

UK ‘off track’

The UK government is ‘off track’ to meet its target of bringing all greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2050 according to the latest report from the government’s own Committee on Climate Change

US pipeline wins

Native American tribes, including the Standing Rock Sioux, have won a federal court decision to have the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) closed and drained for a year while engineers assess its envir

Bad case

A crowdfunder to support Jeremy Corbyn in a libel case has raised over £300,000 from over 16,000 people in less than five days.

Good votes

Climate change campaigners scored two victories this July when both Shropshire and Chesterfield councils passed motions in favour of divesting their local government pension schemes (LGPSs) from fo

Bad assets

In June, BP and Shell announced that they would be writing down up to $39.5bn of their oil and gas assets.