Relying on markets and corporate responses to the climate crisis will not work, because profits always come first
‘It is now time for the industry most responsible to pay for the damage it has caused, and for vulnerable countries worst affected to receive the financial assistance they so urgently need’
Houston is the city where capitalism’s victory over nature is the most complete — and also where nature takes its ultimate revenge
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.
“The environmental crisis arises from a fundamental fault: our systems of production—in industry, agriculture, energy and transportation—essential as they are, make people sick and die.”
Susan George: We are faced with determined adversaries who care nothing about human rights or climate change. They only want a world in which they can make endless amounts of money using all available resources, no matter what the costs to nature and to human life.
‘Like latter-day wizardry, corporate risk calculations suggest that markets and capital can, not only control the natural world, but somehow anticipate it’
Conservative AFL-CIO leaders support the Dakota Access pipeline, oppose the Standing Rock Sioux campaign to protect land, people and water.
An estimated 12.6 million people died as a result of living or working in an unhealthy environment in 2012 – nearly 1 in 4 of total global deaths, according to new estimates from the World Health Organization.
The politicians who poisoned the water supply in Flint are as bad as they come, but it’s the system they serve that makes such disasters inevitable.
A year ago, two of the UK’s top climate scientists reviewed the regulations that Obama has now promised to impose. They weren’t impressed …
What does it take to stop a transnational corporate giant in its tracks when it threatens workers, farmers and communities? The people of Arequipa, Peru have an answer.
Eleven new articles! Ecosocialist Resources, published monthly in Climate & Capitalism, links to articles, reports, talks and videos that are relevant to our mission.
Once again, corporate environment-killers presented a festival of greenwashing, where shopping was promoted as a painless way to save the world.
In ‘Poison Spring’, an insider documents the culture of fraud and corruption that infests the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and endangers the lives of millions
Non-stop warming from now on; Choking the oceans with plastic; Leaked IPCC report warns of irreversible impacts; Global warming pause is a myth
One of the greatest environmental and economic disasters in U.S. history is rushing toward a catastrophic conclusion. Louisiana is sinking, fast.
Resistance to rapid industrialization and encroachment by poisonous industries has led to pitched battles between residents and police in many cities.
Book Review: ‘Plastic Ocean’ is an important contribution to broad awareness of the ever-growing conflict between our systems of production and the circle of life.
Barry Sheppard: Toxic spills in two West Virginia rivers show that the capitalist system itself is an enemy of the natural environment humanity depends on