June 8 2013: conference will bring together scientists, unionists and environmentalists to discuss fighting to stop global warming and create jobs.
Archive | May, 2013
The CEO of ExxonMobil CEO get $35 million a year for saying things like this
Federico Fuentes: The government of Latin America’s poorest country is taking natural resources out of the hands of multinationals, and using that wealth to fight poverty
A philosophy professor gets it right …
Capitalism and climate-change; Alberta oil spills; EDF wrong on fracking; Anti-wind movement; U.S. groundwater losses
It’s the biggest crime in history. Big Oil is deliberately making Earth uninhabitable, and getting rich doing it.
99% of disease caused by climate change occurs in developing countries, and 88% of that affects children under age 5
Over 32 million people were forced to flee their homes in 2012 by climate- and weather-related events
If anyone doubts the intellectual bankruptcy and anti-science bias of Canada’s government, show them this
Book review: Far from being a ‘tragedy’ the commons offers genuine solutions to climate change and other environmental problems
Driven from their farms by climate change, brickworkers near luxurious Kathmandu are dying slowly in an air pollution disaster zone
An important new resource for tar sands campaigners
Energy is far too important to our future to be left in the hands of corporate directors and investment bankers.
Book review: Why individual action and lifestyle politics offer no solutions to an environmental crisis driven by global capitalism
There’s no shortage of food, no shortage of wealth to solve social crises. The problem is a system that enriches a few and starves multitudes.
The number of scientists who disagree is “vanishingly small”
Update on the Réseau écosocialiste, and a translation of its founding statement. “Ecosocialism advocates the distribution of wealth, ecological and democratic planning, and popular sovereignty.”
Seven more videos of talks at the Ecosocialism conference in New York City, April 20, have been posted on the Ecosocialist Contingent website.
It isn’t enough to replace capitalism’s destructive social and economic relations. We must develop new ways of thinking about humanity and nature.
Disparate struggles in desperate times: how workers and farmers in Spain, New York and Greece are challenging neoliberal austerity