Canada’s prime minister won’t stop until the tar sands are completely mined and burned
Archive | September, 2013
The stock market’s non-response to the IPCC report on climate change exposes the inability of capitalists to address or even worry about the climate crisis
C&C will have much more to say about this important report. For now, here’s a quick summary of the key messages.
Well-attended meeting marks a step forward for the growing coalition for System Change Not Climate Change
Ian Angus: “Piping tar sands crude over an aquifer rated ‘Highly Vulnerable’ is a reckless plan that threatens the water we all need.”
“We demand a world where our children and future generations are assured of fair and just opportunities for social stability, employment, a healthy planet and prosperity.”
Climate change and hunger; Ecuador-Yasuni oil; Deniers and IPCC report; Food waste cost; US nuclear; Overpopulation myth
A recent interview with Naomi Klein has sparked a furious debate amongst activists on the right and left of the North American environmental movement. Chris Williams examines the critical issues involved, and their implications for the future of the movement as a whole, and of its growing ecosocialist wing in particular.
Exposing the myth that ‘consumer demand for low prices’ causes dangerous working conditions in third world factories
Why no one should believe Deloitte’s report on the latest tar sands pipeline plan
Video: Robert Redford explains why the tar sands are good for oil companies but deadly for the Earth.
Audio: The co-author of “What Every Environmentalist Needs to Know About Capitalism” explains the root causes of today’s global climate crisis
Think about this the next time someone tells you pipelines are safe …
The term oil sands was invented by public relations flacks, to divert attention from just how dirty the Alberta bitumen deposits are. Andrew Nikiforuk explains why tar sands is the right name.
Dealing in Doubt: how fossil fuel interests use the tobacco industry’s playbook to manufacture disinformation designed to confuse the public and stifle action to address climate change.
An appropriate and principled framework for bringing all varieties of ecosocialists together in action against capitalist ecocide and for a just world.
Populationist groups are trying to split Australian environmentalism with a coordinated anti-immigrant campaign
How to promote a pipeline protest
“This is a green labour revolution I’m talking about. An epic vision of healing our country from the ravages of the last 30 years of neoliberalism and healing the planet in the process.”
Are Marx’s views on ecology relevant to today’s environmental crises?