Climate & Capitalism readers David Schwartzman and David Walters respond to criticism of Jacobin magazine’s special issue on climate change.
Five new books for green-left activists, on urban climate change, past mass extinctions, tropical rainforests, religious anti-science, and the end of Arctic ice.
Serious energy policy must address overproduction, overconsumption and inequality. Without that, promises of an economy based on 100% renewable energy are misleading and dangerous.
For Discussion: Patricia Mann says that building networks of renewable energy microproduction could be the basis for a mass anticapitalist movement. What do you think?
Climate-related catastrophe is now not just an additional hazard for the world’s poor, but a central factor in their oppression and poverty.
Houston is the city where capitalism’s victory over nature is the most complete — and also where nature takes its ultimate revenge
‘Planet Haliburton’ is a twice-monthly program on Canoe-FM in Haliburton Ontario. Hosts Greg Roe and Terry Moore interviewed Climate & Capitalism editor Ian Angus on August 14, 2017.
The new State of the Climate report confirms that 2016 was as the warmest year in 137 years of record-keeping. Other climate indicators that set new records include greenhouse gas concentrations, sea level, and sea surface temperature.
Six new books on climate change and neoliberalism, movement strategy, surviving the Anthropocene, science and religion, Gaia, and energy security
We must understand how can we slow down changes that have already begun, which changes we can reverse, and how we can adapt those we can’t stop
Agribusiness giants cause food insecurity and environmental degradation, while promoting the myth that industrial agriculture can feed the world better than small-scale, family farms.
There is much to admire in Naomi Klein’s new book, but she underestimates the danger posed by Trumpism, and doesn’t pose a real alternative. She calls for a Leap, but it isn’t high enough or far enough.
For social movements and climate justice campaigners, the US abandonment of the agreement is disappointing, but there is also a unity in understanding that the future of humanity on this planet does not rest on leaders alone.
Five new books on climate change and human health, ecology and imperialism in the global south, environmental economics, capitalism and universities, and the meaning of hegemony
‘Save the planet: Plant a Tree!’ It sounds good, but scientists say we can’t avoid dangerous climate change without rapid cuts in fossil fuel use, starting now.
Five new books on climate change, the Anthropocene, water, and food. Plus: an inspiring account of the Russian Revolution by award-winning science fiction writer China Miéville.
Seven essential essays and reports for activists who aim to change the world and save the world
Should ecosocialists reject a program that includes carbon pricing? Ian Angus and John Bellamy Foster reply to Daniel Tanuro’s criticism of their approach.
On the eve of the Peoples Climate March, we look back at three major statements that have shaped the global ecosocialist movement
As Trump stops climate action and Trudeau promotes tar sands, atmospheric carbon dioxide reaches highest levels in millions of years.