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Stop Global Warming–Change the World

Jonathan Neale. Stop Global Warming – Change the World. Bookmarks Publications, London, 2008. £11.99 Reviewed by Roy Wilkes Two years ago, George Monbiot published Heat, a ground-breaking book which armed a generation of activists with the technical and scientific know how to fight climate change. Jonathan Neale’s new book starts in a similar vein, by […]

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Ecology Against Capitalism

“An ecological approach to the economy is about having enough, not having more.” — John Bellamy Foster Who says Marx wasn’t green? John Bellamy Foster. Ecology Against Capitalism. Monthly Review Press, New York, 2002. 160 pages. reviewed by William Bowles ‘For the first time … nature becomes purely an object for humankind, purely a matter […]

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Listen Gore: Some Inconvenient Truths About the Politics of Environmental Crisis

By Mitchel Cohen Al Gore’s film, “An Inconvenient Truth,” raises the issue of global warming in a way that scares the bejeezus out of viewers, as it should since the consequences of global climate change are truly earth-shaking. The former Vice-President does a good job of presenting the graphic evidence, exquisite and terrifying pictures that […]

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