Three Crunch Points on Climate Change This Summer - Guy Shurbsole

Britain has a new government, and the climate movement is suddenly facing new challenges.

Three crucial decisions will be made this June with huge implications for the fight against climate change – on fracking, on opencast coal, and on a new runway in the South East.

Each of these will have huge impacts on wider struggles the climate movement is engaged in: stopping a renewed dash for gas that could break carbon targets; bringing an end to our use of dirty coal; and stopping breakneck growth in emissions from aviation.

But these are all battles that can be won. Here’s a run-down on the three most urgent challenges the climate movement now faces


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Comment by joe taylor on May 23, 2015 at 23:04
Comment by Nick Burke on May 23, 2015 at 22:18
Great article Joe, to be truthful climate change was something I paid little attention to until friends at Salford Star covered Fracking at Barton Moss , and I truly realised the wider impact of everything we do.

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