Start the new year with four important articles for for ecosocialists. As always, inclusion in this list does not mean that I agree with everything the article or report says.
Planet likely to warm by 4C by 2100, scientists warn
Temperature rises resulting from unchecked climate change will be at the severe end of those projected, according to a new scientific study.
Puzzle or misreading? Stagnation, austerity and left politics
That the many attempts to theorize the crisis of 2008, the deepest crisis since the Depression, have at best been inconclusive should not be all that surprising. Yet if we on the left want to assess the likely outcome of the recent crash and develop a meaningful response, we need to at least clarify some of the issues involved.
Capitalism, ecology and the official invisibility of women
Capitalism has fueled a world in which women are rendered invisible and saddled with the majority of labor. They are responsible for two-thirds of all working hours, produce 50 percent to 90 percent of the world’s food and 100 percent of the world’s children… and they make up 70 percent of the world’s poor.
The oil firms behind the exploitation of Canada’s wilderness where locals say they are dying from pollution
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